HR5079 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5079 visual magnitude is 6.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5079 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 HR5079:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5079
HR5079 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 HR5079 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5079 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5079 from your location
HR5079 is circumpolar and transits at 05:21 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5079
The image below is a photograph of HR5079 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 HR5079 is -0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5079 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5079 is distant 389.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5079
HR5079 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5079 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.