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HR5400 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5400 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5400 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 HR5400:

HR5400 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5400

HR5400 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 HR5400 are provided in the following table:

14h 26m 49s
-39° 52’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5400 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5400 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5400.

Visibility of HR5400 from your location

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

HR5400 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5400

The image below is a photograph of HR5400 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 HR5400 is -0.019 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 HR5400 star
DSS2 image of HR5400. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5400 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5400 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5400 is distant 457.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

140.45 pc
457.87 ly
8 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5400

HR5400 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5400 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5400. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5400