HR5 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR5 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5
HR5 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5 is circumpolar and transits at 07:20 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5
The image below is a photograph of HR5 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 HR5 is 0.263 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5 is distant 66.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5
HR5 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5 star system properties
HR5 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5 double sysyem: