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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -46.1°   Azimuth: 106.1°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5286 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5286 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR5286 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5286

Finder chart HR5286 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5286.

HR5286 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 HR5286 are provided in the following table:

14h 06m 10s
-43° 05’ 30”
Image of HR5286 star
DSS2 image of HR5286. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5286 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5286


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5286 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5286. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5286 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5286 is distant 561.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

172.12 pc
561.10 ly
22 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5286


Visibility of HR5286 from your location

HR5286 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK