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Altitude: -53.0°   Azimuth: 191.4°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5327 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Apus.

HR5327 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5327 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 HR5327:


HR5327 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -53.0°
Azimuth: 191.4°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5327

HR5327 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5327 are provided in the following table:

14h 24m 23s
-82° 50’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5327 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5327 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5327.

Visibility of HR5327 from your location

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

HR5327 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5327

The image below is a photograph of HR5327 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 HR5327 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5327 star
DSS2 image of HR5327. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5327 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5327 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5327 is distant 881.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

270.27 pc
881.08 ly
27 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5327

HR5327 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5327 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5327. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5327