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

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

HR5234 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5234

HR5234 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 HR5234 are provided in the following table:

13h 56m 19s
-54° 07’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5234 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5234 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5234.

Visibility of HR5234 from your location

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

HR5234 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5234

The image below is a photograph of HR5234 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 HR5234 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5234

HR5234 belongs to spectral class A1 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

Alternative designations of HR5234