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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR5078

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:24 | Tran: 18:14 | Set: 0:05
Alt: -16.12°   Az: 71.36°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5078 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5078 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its faintness, HR5078 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.

Image of HR5078 star
DSS2 image of HR5078. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5078 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 30m 30s
-01° 29’ 26”
16h 22m 20s
05h 52m 50s

J2000

13h 29m 14s
-01° 21’ 51”

Galactic Coordinates

322.16°
60.09°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5078 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5078.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.43
Hypergiant

0.59
K0III
4493K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5078 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5078. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5078 is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

147.06
479.41
39 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/y
-0.062"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO139359
SAO139359

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5078 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.5°