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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR5059

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:20 | Tran: 18:11 | Set: 0:03
Alt: -34.16°   Az: 323.89°   Direction: North-West

HR5059 is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5059 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR5059 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.

Image of HR5059 star
DSS2 image of HR5059. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5059 during the next 1000 years (-1.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 27m 27s
-01° 19’ 10”
10h 03m 14s
23h 30m 41s

J2000

13h 26m 11s
-01° 11’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates

320.78°
60.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5059 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5059.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.97
Giant

1.59
A7III
8241K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5059 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5059. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5059 is distant 245.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

75.19
245.11
-20 km/s
-0.111 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO139337
SAO139337

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5059 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.3°
Max altitude: 37.2°
Azimuth: 268.7°