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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -40.4°   Azimuth: 258.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5357 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5357 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5357 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5357 is -0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5357 star
DSS2 image of HR5357. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5357 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5357


HR5357 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -40.4°
Azimuth: 258.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5357

HR5357 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 HR5357 are provided in the following table:

14h 19m 23s
-37° 00’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5357 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5357 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5357.

Visibility of HR5357 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 HR5357 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: 127.0°
Max altitude: 1.5°
Azimuth: 233.0°

Distance of HR5357 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5357 is distant 223.29 light years from the Sun

68.49 pc
223.29 ly
-0.047 arcsec/year
-0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5357

HR5357 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5357 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5357. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5357