HR5080 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR5080 visual magnitude is 4.97. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5080 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5080:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5080
HR5080 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 HR5080 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5080 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5080 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5080
The image below is a photograph of HR5080 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 HR5080 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5080 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5080 is distant 2,012.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5080
HR5080 belongs to spectral class M7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5080 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5080 star system properties
HR5080 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5080 double sysyem: