HR5078 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR5078 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5078 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 HR5078:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5078
HR5078 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5078 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5078 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5078 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5078
The image below is a photograph of HR5078 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 HR5078 is -0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.062 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5078 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR5078
HR5078 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5078 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.