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HR5316 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5316 visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5316 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 HR5316:

HR5316 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5316

HR5316 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 HR5316 are provided in the following table:

14h 14m 57s
-57° 05’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5316 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5316 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5316.

Visibility of HR5316 from your location

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

HR5316 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5316

The image below is a photograph of HR5316 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 HR5316 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5316 star
DSS2 image of HR5316. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5316 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5316 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5316 is distant 485.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

149.03 pc
485.84 ly
7 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5316

HR5316 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5316 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5316. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5316 star system properties

HR5316 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5316 double sysyem:

33.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5316