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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR5461

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -40.08°   Az: 133.92°   Direction: South-East

HR5461 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5461 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR5461 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.

Image of HR5461 star
DSS2 image of HR5461. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5461 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 42m 20s
-56° 32’ 41”
18h 05m 54s
08h 48m 15s

J2000

14h 40m 32s
-56° 26’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

317.63°
3.29°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5461 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5461.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.3
Hypergiant

-1.15
K0II
4348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5461 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5461. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5461 is distant 1,006.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

308.64
1,006.17
-5 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
-0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO241898
SAO241898

Visibility from Your Location

HR5461 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK