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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -86.9°   Azimuth: 223.8°   Direction: South-West

HR5308 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5308 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR5308 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 HR5308

Finder chart HR5308 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5308.

HR5308 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 HR5308 are provided in the following table:

14h 13m 16s
-53° 39’ 56”
Image of HR5308 star
DSS2 image of HR5308. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5308 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5308


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5308 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5308. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5308 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5308 is distant 2,608.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

800.00 pc
2,608.00 ly
-3 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5308


Visibility of HR5308 from your location

HR5308 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK