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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 65.7°   Azimuth: 318.3°   Direction: North-West

HR5074 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5074 visual magnitude is 6.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5074 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 HR5074:


HR5074 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 65.7°
Azimuth: 318.3°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5074

HR5074 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 HR5074 are provided in the following table:

13h 27m 04s
+64° 44’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5074 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5074 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5074.

Visibility of HR5074 from your location

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

HR5074 is circumpolar and transits at 08:31 UTC (altitude: 76.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5074

The image below is a photograph of HR5074 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 HR5074 is -0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5074 star
DSS2 image of HR5074. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5074 during the next 10000 years (-11.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5074 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5074 is distant 219.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

67.43 pc
219.82 ly
-13 km/s
-0.068 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5074

HR5074 belongs to spectral class F0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5074 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5074. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5074 star system properties

HR5074 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5074 double sysyem:

47 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5074