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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 64.5°   Azimuth: 284.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5079 is a sub-giant star of spectral class F1 in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5079 visual magnitude is 6.8. Because of its faintness, HR5079 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5079

Finder chart HR5079 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

13h 28m 11s
+50° 35’ 13”
Canes Venatici
Image of HR5079 star
DSS2 image of HR5079. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5079 during the next 1000 years (-1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.68 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5079


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 Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5079. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

119.33 pc
389.02 ly
-16 km/s
-0.113 arcsec/year
0.041 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5079


Visibility of HR5079 from your location

HR5079 is circumpolar and transits at 19:45 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)