HR5002 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Musca.
HR5002 visual magnitude is 4.87. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5002 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 HR5002:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5002
HR5002 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 HR5002 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5002 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5002 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5002 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5002
The image below is a photograph of HR5002 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 HR5002 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5002 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5002 is distant 1,185.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5002
HR5002 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5002 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.