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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -53.3°   Azimuth: 81.3°   Direction: East

HR5376 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5376 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5376 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 HR5376:


HR5376 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -53.3°
Azimuth: 81.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5376

HR5376 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 HR5376 are provided in the following table:

14h 22m 19s
-34° 47’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5376 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5376 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5376.

Visibility of HR5376 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 HR5376 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: 124.8°
Max altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 235.2°
HR5376 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5376

The image below is a photograph of HR5376 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 HR5376 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5376 star
DSS2 image of HR5376. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5376 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5376 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5376 is distant 1,230.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

377.36 pc
1,230.19 ly
-37 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5376

HR5376 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 HR5376 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5376. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5376