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HR5439

HR5439 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5439 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5439 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 HR5439:

5.87
Main-sequence
HR5439 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5439

HR5439 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 HR5439 are provided in the following table:

14h 35m 31s
-41° 31’ 01”
323.05°
17.25°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5439 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5439 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5439.

Visibility of HR5439 from your location

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

HR5439 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5439

The image below is a photograph of HR5439 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 HR5439 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5439 star
DSS2 image of HR5439. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5439 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5439 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5439 is distant 358.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

109.89 pc
358.24 ly
10 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5439

HR5439 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.67
B7V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5439 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5439. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5439 star system properties

HR5439 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5439 double sysyem:

5.87
11.07
5.2
26.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5439

SAO225046
SAO225046