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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


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

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

HR5070 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5070 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5070 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5070.

Visibility of HR5070 from your location

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

HR5070 is circumpolar and transits at 00:45 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5070

The image below is a photograph of HR5070 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 HR5070 is -0.392 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.216 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5070

HR5070 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

Alternative designations of HR5070

Gl 511.1