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HR5320 is a double giant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5320 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5320 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 HR5320:

HR5320 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5320

HR5320 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 HR5320 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 38s
-66° 35’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5320 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5320 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5320.

Visibility of HR5320 from your location

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

HR5320 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5320

The image below is a photograph of HR5320 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 HR5320 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5320 star
DSS2 image of HR5320. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5320 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5320 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5320 is distant 2,295.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

704.23 pc
2,295.77 ly
-9 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5320

HR5320 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5320 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5320. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5320 star system properties

HR5320 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 HR5320 double sysyem:

23.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5320