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HR5206

Altitude: -53.1°   Azimuth: 106.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5206 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5206 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5206 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5206 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5206 star
DSS2 image of HR5206. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5206 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5206

5.77
Main-sequence

HR5206 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -53.1°
Azimuth: 106.3°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5206

HR5206 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5206 are provided in the following table:

13h 51m 47s
-46° 53’ 57”
313.53°
14.73°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5206 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5206 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5206.

Visibility of HR5206 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5206 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5206 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5206 is distant 1,172.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

359.71 pc
1,172.66 ly
-5 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5206

HR5206 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.01
B2V
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5206 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5206. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5206

SAO224489
SAO224489