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HR5296

HR5296 is a variable and double sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5296 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5296 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 HR5296:

6
Sub-giant
HR5296 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5296

HR5296 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 HR5296 are provided in the following table:

14h 09m 34s
-51° 30’ 16”
315.12°
9.51°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5296 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5296 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5296.

Visibility of HR5296 from your location

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

HR5296 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5296

The image below is a photograph of HR5296 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 HR5296 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5296 star
DSS2 image of HR5296. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5296 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5296 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5296 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

168.07 pc
547.90 ly
5 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5296

HR5296 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.13
B9IV
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5296 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5296. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5296 star system properties

HR5296 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5296 double sysyem:

6
9
3
64.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5296

SAO241491
SAO241491