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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -2.0°   Azimuth: 146.9°   Direction: South-South-East

HR5337 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5337 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5337 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5337 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5337 star
DSS2 image of HR5337. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5337 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5337


HR5337 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.0°
Azimuth: 146.9°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5337

HR5337 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5337 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 18s
-33° 14’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5337 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5337 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5337.

Visibility of HR5337 from your location

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

Today's HR5337 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.2°
Max altitude: 5.3°
Azimuth: 236.8°

Distance of HR5337 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5337 is distant 243.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

74.63 pc
243.28 ly
3 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5337

HR5337 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5337 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5337. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5337