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HR5269 is a variable star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5269 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5269 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 HR5269:

HR5269 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5269

HR5269 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 HR5269 are provided in the following table:

14h 03m 27s
-41° 25’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5269 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5269 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5269.

Visibility of HR5269 from your location

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

HR5269 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5269

The image below is a photograph of HR5269 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 HR5269 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5269 star
DSS2 image of HR5269. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5269 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5269 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5269 is distant 551.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

169.20 pc
551.61 ly
4 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5269

HR5269 belongs to spectral class A HR5269 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5269 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5269. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5269