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HR5417

HR5417 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5417 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5417 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 HR5417:

6.39
Giant
HR5417 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5417

HR5417 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 HR5417 are provided in the following table:

14h 30m 56s
-40° 50’ 41”
322.51°
18.21°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5417 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5417 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5417.

Visibility of HR5417 from your location

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

HR5417 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5417

The image below is a photograph of HR5417 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 HR5417 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5417 star
DSS2 image of HR5417. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5417 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5417 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5417 is distant 1,048.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

321.54 pc
1,048.23 ly
-16 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5417

HR5417 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.15
K3III
3886K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5417 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5417. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5417

SAO224982
SAO224982