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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -6.4°   Azimuth: 75.8°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5021 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5021 visual magnitude is 6.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5021 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 HR5021:


HR5021 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.4°
Azimuth: 75.8°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5021

HR5021 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 HR5021 are provided in the following table:

13h 18m 51s
+03° 41’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5021 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5021 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5021.

Visibility of HR5021 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 HR5021 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: 86.3°
Max altitude: 42.2°
Azimuth: 273.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5021

The image below is a photograph of HR5021 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 HR5021 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5021 star
DSS2 image of HR5021. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5021 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5021 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5021 is distant 445.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

136.61 pc
445.36 ly
-1 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5021

HR5021 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5021 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5021. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5021