HR5031 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR5031 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5031 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 HR5031:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5031
HR5031 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 HR5031 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5031 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5031 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5031
The image below is a photograph of HR5031 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 HR5031 is -0.059 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5031 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5031 is distant 409.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5031
HR5031 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5031 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5031 star system properties
HR5031 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5031 double sysyem: