HR5428 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5428 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5428 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 HR5428:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5428
HR5428 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 HR5428 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5428 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5428 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5428
The image below is a photograph of HR5428 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 HR5428 is 0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5428 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5428 is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5428
HR5428 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5428 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5428 star system properties
HR5428 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5428 double sysyem: