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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 46.0°   Azimuth: 302.6°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5076 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5076 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5076 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 HR5076:


HR5076 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.0°
Azimuth: 302.6°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5076

HR5076 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5076 are provided in the following table:

13h 27m 59s
+52° 44’ 44”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5076 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5076 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5076.

Visibility of HR5076 from your location

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

HR5076 is circumpolar and transits at 08:59 UTC (altitude: 88.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5076

The image below is a photograph of HR5076 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 HR5076 is -0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5076 star
DSS2 image of HR5076. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5076 during the next 1000 years (-1.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.13 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5076 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5076 is distant 325.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

99.70 pc
325.02 ly
-7 km/s
-0.114 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5076

HR5076 belongs to spectral class F0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5076 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5076. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5076