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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR5412 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5412 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5412 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 HR5412:

HR5412 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5412

HR5412 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 HR5412 are provided in the following table:

14h 30m 08s
-45° 19’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5412 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5412 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5412.

Visibility of HR5412 from your location

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

HR5412 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5412

The image below is a photograph of HR5412 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 HR5412 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5412 star
DSS2 image of HR5412. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5412 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5412 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5412 is distant 476.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

146.20 pc
476.61 ly
10 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5412

HR5412 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5412 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5412. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5412 star system properties

HR5412 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5412 double sysyem:

10.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5412