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HR5326

HR5326 is a variable and double bright giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5326 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5326 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 HR5326:

6.39
Bright giant
HR5326 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5326

HR5326 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 HR5326 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 34s
-59° 54’ 50”
313.42°
1.21°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5326 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5326 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5326.

Visibility of HR5326 from your location

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

HR5326 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5326

The image below is a photograph of HR5326 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 HR5326 is -0.019 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 HR5326 star
DSS2 image of HR5326. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5326 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5326 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5326 is distant 2,089.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

641.03 pc
2,089.74 ly
-20 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5326

HR5326 belongs to spectral class M5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-2.64
M5II
3128K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5326 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5326. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5326 star system properties

HR5326 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 HR5326 double sysyem:

6.39
13.29
6.9
28 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5326

SAO241580
SAO241580