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HR5308

HR5308 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

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

5.56
Giant
HR5308 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5308

HR5308 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 HR5308 are provided in the following table:

14h 13m 16s
-53° 39’ 56”
314.98°
7.28°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5308 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5308 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5308.

Visibility of HR5308 from your location

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

HR5308 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5308

The image below is a photograph of HR5308 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 HR5308 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5308

HR5308 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-3.96
K5III
3886K

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

Alternative designations of HR5308

SAO241543
SAO241543