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HR5379 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5379 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5379 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 HR5379:

HR5379 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5379

HR5379 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 HR5379 are provided in the following table:

14h 25m 06s
-68° 11’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5379 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5379 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5379.

Visibility of HR5379 from your location

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

HR5379 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5379

The image below is a photograph of HR5379 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 HR5379 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5379 star
DSS2 image of HR5379. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5379 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5379 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5379 is distant 3,505.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

1,075.27 pc
3,505.38 ly
-22 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5379

HR5379 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5379 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5379. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5379