HR5009 is a variable and double hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR5009 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5009 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 HR5009:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5009
HR5009 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5009 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5009 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5009 from your location
HR5009 is circumpolar and transits at 08:01 UTC (altitude: 61.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5009
The image below is a photograph of HR5009 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 HR5009 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5009 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5009 is distant 686.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5009
HR5009 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5009 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5009 star system properties
HR5009 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5009 double sysyem: