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HR5456 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5456 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5456 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 HR5456:

HR5456 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5456

HR5456 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 HR5456 are provided in the following table:

14h 38m 19s
-38° 47’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5456 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5456 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5456.

Visibility of HR5456 from your location

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

HR5456 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5456

The image below is a photograph of HR5456 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 HR5456 is 0.066 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 HR5456 star
DSS2 image of HR5456. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5456 during the next 10000 years (11.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5456 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5456 is distant 626.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

192.31 pc
626.92 ly
28 km/s
0.066 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5456

HR5456 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5456 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5456. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5456