HR5208 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5208 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5208 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 HR5208:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5208
HR5208 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 HR5208 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5208 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5208 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5208 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5208
The image below is a photograph of HR5208 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 HR5208 is -0.1 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.117 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5208 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5208 is distant 195.33 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5208
HR5208 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5208 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.