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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 11.7°   Azimuth: 198.4°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5390 is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5390 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5390 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 HR5390:


HR5390 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.7°
Azimuth: 198.4°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5390

HR5390 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5390 are provided in the following table:

14h 24m 48s
-24° 48’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5390 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5390 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5390.

Visibility of HR5390 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 HR5390 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: 114.8°
Max altitude: 13.7°
Azimuth: 245.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5390

The image below is a photograph of HR5390 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 HR5390 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5390 star
DSS2 image of HR5390. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5390 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5390 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5390 is distant 399.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

122.55 pc
399.51 ly
-22 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5390

HR5390 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5390 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5390. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5390