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HR5066 is a variable star in the constellation of Musca.

HR5066 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5066 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 HR5066:

HR5066 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5066

HR5066 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 HR5066 are provided in the following table:

13h 28m 46s
-69° 37’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5066 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5066 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5066.

Visibility of HR5066 from your location

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

HR5066 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5066

The image below is a photograph of HR5066 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 HR5066 is -0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5066 star
DSS2 image of HR5066. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5066 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5066 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5066 is distant 698.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

214.13 pc
698.07 ly
16 km/s
-0.047 arcsec/year
-0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5066

HR5066 belongs to spectral class A HR5066 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5066 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5066. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5066