HR 5337 (HIP 69722)

HR 5337 is a white main-sequence star in the constellation Centaurus. At 242 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 6.57. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 8 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,200 and 34,800 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

Sky position: RA 14h 16.3m, Dec -33 14.4'

Common designations: HIP 69722, HD 124780, HR 5337

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Outstanding Lunar Images



Galactic Orbit of HR 5337

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 20.0% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : 34.9 vs. 26.0

Semi-major axis : 8,907 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 8,727 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 1,780 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 8,551 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 7,127 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 10,686 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for HR 5337
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 214.07633636 0.49 mas 19.70 1.00 mas/yr.
Declination: -33.24133018 0.30 mas 2.50 1.00 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 322.67444828 19.28 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: 26.35610643 -4.75 mas/yr.

Parallax: 13.42 0.60 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: F0 V 1982MSS...C03....0H.

Radial Velocity: 3.80 0.50 km/s [A rating] 2006AstL...32..759G.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: n/a
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 6.86 2.51
V 6.57 2.21
R
I 6.26 1.90
J 5.96 1.60
H 5.84 1.48
K 5.77 1.41

  B-V: +0.29       V-I: +0.31


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 74.34 pc (4.5% margin of error)

Galactocentric distance: 7,347 pc

Transverse velocity: 7.0 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) 53.0 pc -40.4 pc 33.0 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) 7.4 km/s 2.9 km/s 0.2 km/s

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