The yellow hypergiant star HR 5171 in the constellation of Centaurus

This chart shows the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). Most of the stars that can be seen in a dark sky with the unaided eye are marked. The position of the yellow hypergiant star HR 5171 is marked with a circle. This star can be easily seen with a pair of binoculars.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Release date:12 March 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1409
Size:3338 x 3124 px

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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