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HR5485

HR5485 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5485 visual magnitude is 4.05. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5485 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5485:

4.05
Giant
HR5485 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 3°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5485

HR5485 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 HR5485 are provided in the following table:

14h 43m 39s
-35° 10’ 24”
327.48°
22.29°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5485 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5485 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5485.

Visibility of HR5485 from your location

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

Today's HR5485 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.2°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.8°
HR5485 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5485

The image below is a photograph of HR5485 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 HR5485 is -0.064 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.18 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5485 star
DSS2 image of HR5485. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5485 during the next 1000 years (-1.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5485 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5485 is distant 205.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

62.93 pc
205.16 ly
-38 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/year
-0.18 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5485

HR5485 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.06
K3III
4034K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5485 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5485. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5485

SAO205871
SAO205871