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HR5294

HR5294 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5294 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5294 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 HR5294:

6.17
Main-sequence
HR5294 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5294

HR5294 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 HR5294 are provided in the following table:

14h 08m 51s
-43° 28’ 15”
317.52°
17.2°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5294 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5294 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5294.

Visibility of HR5294 from your location

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

HR5294 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5294

The image below is a photograph of HR5294 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 HR5294 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5294 star
DSS2 image of HR5294. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5294 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5294 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5294 is distant 713.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

218.82 pc
713.35 ly
-2 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5294

HR5294 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.53
B9V
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5294 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5294. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5294 star system properties

HR5294 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5294 double sysyem:

6.17
12.77
6.6
28.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5294

SAO224721
SAO224721