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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -40.4°   Azimuth: 232.4°   Direction: South-West

HR5207 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5207 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its faintness, HR5207 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5207

Finder chart HR5207 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5207.

HR5207 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 HR5207 are provided in the following table:

13h 52m 04s
-52° 48’ 42”
Image of HR5207 star
DSS2 image of HR5207. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5207 during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5207


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5207 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5207. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5207 star system properties

HR5207 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5207 double sysyem:

18.1 arcsec

Distance of HR5207 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5207 is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

111.23 pc
362.63 ly
27 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5207


Visibility of HR5207 from your location

HR5207 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom