HR5236 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5236 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5236 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 HR5236:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5236
HR5236 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 HR5236 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5236 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5236 from your location
HR5236 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5236
The image below is a photograph of HR5236 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 HR5236 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.216 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5236 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5236 is distant 124.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5236
HR5236 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5236 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5236 star system properties
HR5236 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5236 double sysyem: