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HR5049 is a star in the constellation of Musca.

HR5049 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5049 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 HR5049:

HR5049 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5049

HR5049 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5049 are provided in the following table:

13h 25m 50s
-70° 37’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5049 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5049 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5049.

Visibility of HR5049 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5049 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5049

The image below is a photograph of HR5049 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 HR5049 is -0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5049 star
DSS2 image of HR5049. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5049 during the next 10000 years (-11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5049 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5049 is distant 463.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

142.25 pc
463.73 ly
8 km/s
-0.067 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5049

HR5049 belongs to spectral class A HR5049 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5049 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5049. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5049