HR5268 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5268 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5268 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 HR5268:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5268
HR5268 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5268 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5268 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5268 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5268 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5268
The image below is a photograph of HR5268 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 HR5268 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5268 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5268 is distant 124.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5268
HR5268 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5268 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5268 star system properties
HR5268 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 HR5268 double sysyem: