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HR5398

HR5398 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5398 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5398 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 HR5398:

6.32
Giant
HR5398 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5398

HR5398 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 HR5398 are provided in the following table:

14h 26m 13s
-42° 19’ 09”
321.06°
17.19°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5398 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5398 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5398.

Visibility of HR5398 from your location

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

HR5398 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5398

The image below is a photograph of HR5398 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 HR5398 is -0.123 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5398 star
DSS2 image of HR5398. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5398 during the next 1000 years (-2.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.18 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5398 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5398 is distant 314.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

96.34 pc
314.07 ly
-33 km/s
-0.123 arcsec/year
-0.071 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5398

HR5398 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.40
K2III
4328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5398 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5398. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5398

SAO224923
SAO224923