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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR5466

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:55 | Tran: 19:26 | Set: 20:58
Alt: -73.94°   Az: 21.16°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5466 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5466 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its faintness, HR5466 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 HR5466 star
DSS2 image of HR5466. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5466 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 42m 32s
-36° 14’ 20”
12h 28m 26s
03h 10m 59s

J2000

14h 41m 01s
-36° 08’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates

326.5°
21.67°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5466 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5466.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.67
Hypergiant

-0.61
A0
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5466. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5466 is distant 588.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

180.51
588.45
-23 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/y
-0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO205823
SAO205823

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5466 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°