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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: 16.1°   Azimuth: 113.7°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5005 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5005 visual magnitude is 6.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5005 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 HR5005:


HR5005 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 113.7°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5005

HR5005 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5005 are provided in the following table:

13h 16m 25s
-01° 23’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5005 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5005 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5005.

Visibility of HR5005 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 HR5005 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: 91.4°
Max altitude: 37.1°
Azimuth: 268.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5005

The image below is a photograph of HR5005 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 HR5005 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5005 star
DSS2 image of HR5005. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5005 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5005 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5005 is distant 397.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

121.80 pc
397.08 ly
-12 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5005

HR5005 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5005 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5005. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5005