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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5294

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -57.11°   Az: 264.49°   Direction: West

HR5294 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Centaurus.

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

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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 10m 24s
-43° 35’ 11”
08h 46m 54s
22h 57m 18s

J2000

14h 08m 51s
-43° 28’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates

317.52°
17.2°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5294 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5294.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.17
Main-sequence

-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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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
713.35
-2 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/y
-0.028"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO224721
SAO224721

Visibility from Your Location

HR5294 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK