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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -6.1°   Azimuth: 48.5°   Direction: North-East

HR5007 is a giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

HR5007 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5007 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 HR5007:


HR5007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.1°
Azimuth: 48.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5007

HR5007 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 HR5007 are provided in the following table:

13h 16m 14s
+19° 03’ 06”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5007 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5007 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5007.

Visibility of HR5007 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 HR5007 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: 70.9°
Max altitude: 57.6°
Azimuth: 289.1°
HR5007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5007

The image below is a photograph of HR5007 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 HR5007 is -0.102 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5007 star
DSS2 image of HR5007. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5007 during the next 1000 years (-1.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.03 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5007 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5007 is distant 306.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.

94.07 pc
306.68 ly
-45 km/s
-0.102 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5007

HR5007 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5007 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5007. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5007