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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR5230

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -40.5°   Azimuth: 233.5°   Direction: South-West

HR5230 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5230 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its faintness, HR5230 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 HR5230

Finder chart HR5230 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5230.

HR5230 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 HR5230 are provided in the following table:

13h 55m 12s
-52° 09’ 39”
312.77°
9.49°
Centaurus
Image of HR5230 star
DSS2 image of HR5230. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5230 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5230

5.71
Main-sequence

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

0.61
B9V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5230 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5230. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5230 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5230 is distant 341.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

104.82 pc
341.72 ly
23 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5230

SAO241294
SAO241294

Visibility of HR5230 from your location

HR5230 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK