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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:

HR5236 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

13h 56m 33s
-54° 42’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5236 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5236 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5236.

Visibility of HR5236 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR5236 star
DSS2 image of HR5236. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5236 during the next 1000 years (-0.63 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.60 arcmin in declination);

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.

38.11 pc
124.24 ly
5 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.216 arcsec/year

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5236. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

33 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5236

Gl 534.1A