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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -33.3°   Azimuth: 247.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5456 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5456 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its faintness, HR5456 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5456

Finder chart HR5456 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5456.

HR5456 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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”
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);

Key facts about HR5456


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

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

Alternative designations of HR5456


Visibility of HR5456 from your location

HR5456 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK