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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: -4.3°   Azimuth: 356.5°   Direction: North

HR5022 is a giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5022 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5022 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 HR5022 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5022 star
DSS2 image of HR5022. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5022 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5022


HR5022 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.3°
Azimuth: 356.5°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5022

HR5022 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5022 are provided in the following table:

13h 18m 27s
+34° 05’ 53”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5022 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5022 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5022.

Visibility of HR5022 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 HR5022 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: 55.9°
Max altitude: 72.6°
Azimuth: 304.1°

Distance of HR5022 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5022 is distant 503.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

154.56 pc
503.86 ly
-20 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5022

HR5022 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5022 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5022. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5022