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HR5431 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5431 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5431 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 HR5431:

HR5431 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5431

HR5431 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 HR5431 are provided in the following table:

14h 34m 08s
-42° 05’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5431 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5431 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5431.

Visibility of HR5431 from your location

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

HR5431 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5431

The image below is a photograph of HR5431 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 HR5431 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5431 star
DSS2 image of HR5431. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5431 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5431 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5431 is distant 1,031.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 56 kilometers per second.

316.46 pc
1,031.65 ly
-56 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5431

HR5431 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5431 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5431. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5431