HR5052 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5052 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5052 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 HR5052:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5052 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5052 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5052 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5052
The image below is a photograph of HR5052 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 HR5052 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5052 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5052 is distant 1,207.41 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5052
HR5052 belongs to spectral class M3 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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.