HR5073 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
HR5073 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5073 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 HR5073:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5073
HR5073 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 HR5073 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5073 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5073 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5073 is circumpolar and transits at 20:34 UTC (altitude: 69.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5073
The image below is a photograph of HR5073 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 HR5073 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5073 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5073 is distant 1,009.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5073
HR5073 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5073 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5073 star system properties
HR5073 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5073 double sysyem: