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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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Altitude: -12.6°   Azimuth: 228.1°   Direction: South-West

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 skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR5485


HR5485 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.6°
Azimuth: 228.1°
Direction: South-West

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 hemisphere. 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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.2°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.8°

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.


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