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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
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Altitude: -2.7°   Azimuth: 349.7°   Direction: North

HR5025 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5025 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5025 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 HR5025:


HR5025 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.7°
Azimuth: 349.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5025

HR5025 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 HR5025 are provided in the following table:

13h 19m 04s
+35° 07’ 41”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5025 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5025 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5025.

Visibility of HR5025 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 HR5025 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: 54.9°
Max altitude: 73.6°
Azimuth: 305.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5025

The image below is a photograph of HR5025 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 HR5025 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5025 star
DSS2 image of HR5025. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5025 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5025 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5025 is distant 212.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

65.19 pc
212.52 ly
-2 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5025

HR5025 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5025 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5025. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5025 star system properties

HR5025 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5025 double sysyem:

319 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5025