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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5217

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -59.26°   Az: 245.63°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5217 is a giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5217 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its faintness, HR5217 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.

Image of HR5217 star
DSS2 image of HR5217. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5217 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 55m 19s
-53° 29’ 37”
08h 33m 58s
22h 29m 18s

J2000

13h 53m 43s
-53° 22’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates

312.25°
8.37°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5217 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5217.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.89
Giant

-1.95
B5III
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5217 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5217. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5217 is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

369.00
1,202.95
7 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/y
-0.029"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO241262
SAO241262

Visibility from Your Location

HR5217 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK