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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -49.4°   Azimuth: 208.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5012 is a giant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR5012 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5012 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5012 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5012 star
DSS2 image of HR5012. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5012 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5012


HR5012 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -49.4°
Azimuth: 208.2°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5012

HR5012 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 HR5012 are provided in the following table:

13h 19m 18s
-72° 02’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5012 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5012 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5012.

Visibility of HR5012 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5012 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5012 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5012 is distant 444.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

136.43 pc
444.75 ly
-31 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.056 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5012

HR5012 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5012 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5012. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5012