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

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

HR5230 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5230

HR5230 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 HR5230 are provided in the following table:

13h 55m 12s
-52° 09’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5230 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5230 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5230.

Visibility of HR5230 from your location

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

HR5230 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5230

The image below is a photograph of HR5230 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 HR5230 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5230

HR5230 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 HR5230 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR5230