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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:28 | Tran: 20:10 | Set: 6:56
Altitude: 40.1°   Azimuth: 281.9°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5052 is a variable giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5052 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its faintness, HR5052 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 HR5052

Finder chart HR5052 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5052.

HR5052 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 HR5052 are provided in the following table:

13h 23m 53s
+37° 02’ 02”
Canes Venatici
Image of HR5052 star
DSS2 image of HR5052. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5052 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5052


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5052 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5052. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5052 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5052 is distant 1,207.41 light years from the Sun

370.37 pc
1,207.41 ly
0.022 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5052


Visibility of HR5052 from your location

Today's HR5052 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.0°
Max altitude: 75.6°
Azimuth: 307.0°