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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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HR5070

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 68.9°   Azimuth: 43.3°   Direction: North-East

HR5070 is a main-sequence star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5070 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its faintness, HR5070 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 HR5070

Finder chart HR5070 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5070.

HR5070 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5070 are provided in the following table:

13h 25m 59s
+63° 15’ 39”
116.41°
53.43°
Ursa Major
Image of HR5070 star
DSS2 image of HR5070. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5070 during the next 1000 years (-6.53 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.60 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5070

6.5
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

4.85
G6V
5468K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5070 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5070. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5070 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5070 is distant 69.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

21.34 pc
69.57 ly
-31 km/s
-0.392 arcsec/year
0.216 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5070

SAO16071
SAO16071
Gl 511.1

Visibility of HR5070 from your location

HR5070 is circumpolar and transits at 18:01 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)