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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:02 | Tran: 20:14 | Set: 2:31
Altitude: -21.0°   Azimuth: 55.2°   Direction: North-East

HR5031 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5031 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, HR5031 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5031

Finder chart HR5031 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

13h 20m 41s
+02° 56’ 30”
Image of HR5031 star
DSS2 image of HR5031. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5031 during the next 10000 years (-9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5031


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5031. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

1.1 arcsec

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.

125.47 pc
409.03 ly
-4 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5031


Visibility of HR5031 from your location

Today's HR5031 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.1°
Max altitude: 41.5°
Azimuth: 272.9°