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

HR5207 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5207 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5207:

HR5207 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5207

HR5207 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5207 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5207 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5207.

Visibility of HR5207 from your location

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

HR5207 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5207

The image below is a photograph of HR5207 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR5207 is -0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5207

HR5207 belongs to spectral class B9 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

Alternative designations of HR5207