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HR5218 is a giant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5218 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5218 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 HR5218:

HR5218 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5218

HR5218 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 HR5218 are provided in the following table:

13h 54m 48s
-67° 39’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5218 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5218 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5218.

Visibility of HR5218 from your location

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

HR5218 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5218

The image below is a photograph of HR5218 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 HR5218 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5218 star
DSS2 image of HR5218. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5218 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5218 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5218 is distant 1,268.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

389.11 pc
1,268.48 ly
-8 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5218

HR5218 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5218 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5218. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5218