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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5251

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -59.27°   Az: 251.88°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5251 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5251 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its faintness, HR5251 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.

Image of HR5251 star
DSS2 image of HR5251. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5251 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 00m 52s
-50° 29’ 18”
08h 40m 56s
22h 41m 49s

J2000

13h 59m 17s
-50° 22’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates

313.86°
11.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5251 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5251.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.91
Giant

0.85
G8III
4841K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5251 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5251. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5251 is distant 335.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

102.88
335.39
-5 km/s
0.011 arcsec/y
-0.034"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO241352
SAO241352

Visibility from Your Location

HR5251 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK