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HR5419

HR5419 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5419 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5419 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 HR5419:

5.97
Giant
HR5419 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5419

HR5419 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 HR5419 are provided in the following table:

14h 31m 10s
-38° 52’ 10”
323.38°
20.01°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5419 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5419 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5419.

Visibility of HR5419 from your location

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

HR5419 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5419

The image below is a photograph of HR5419 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 HR5419 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5419 star
DSS2 image of HR5419. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5419 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5419 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5419 is distant 345.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

106.04 pc
345.71 ly
8 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5419

HR5419 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.84
K1III
4603K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5419 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5419. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5419

SAO205637
SAO205637