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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -69.8°   Azimuth: 110.7°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5234 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5234 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, HR5234 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 HR5234

Finder chart HR5234 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5234.

HR5234 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 HR5234 are provided in the following table:

13h 56m 19s
-54° 07’ 54”
Image of HR5234 star
DSS2 image of HR5234. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5234 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5234


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5234 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5234. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5234 star system properties

HR5234 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5234 double sysyem:

1.8 arcsec

Distance of HR5234 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5234 is distant 465.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

142.86 pc
465.71 ly
13 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5234


Visibility of HR5234 from your location

HR5234 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK