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HR5391 is a giant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5391 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5391 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 HR5391:

HR5391 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5391

HR5391 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 HR5391 are provided in the following table:

14h 27m 07s
-65° 49’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5391 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5391 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5391.

Visibility of HR5391 from your location

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

HR5391 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5391

The image below is a photograph of HR5391 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 HR5391 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5391 star
DSS2 image of HR5391. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5391 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5391 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5391 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
-20 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5391

HR5391 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5391 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5391. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5391