HR5297 is a double giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5297 visual magnitude is 4.75. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5297 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5297:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5297
HR5297 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 HR5297 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5297 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5297 from your location
HR5297 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5297
The image below is a photograph of HR5297 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 HR5297 is -0.146 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.096 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5297 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5297 is distant 181.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5297
HR5297 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5297 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5297 star system properties
HR5297 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 HR5297 double sysyem: