HR5266 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5266 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5266 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 HR5266:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5266
HR5266 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 HR5266 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5266 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5266 from your location
HR5266 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5266
The image below is a photograph of HR5266 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 HR5266 is -0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5266 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5266 is distant 530.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5266
HR5266 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5266 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.