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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -27.8°   Azimuth: 258.9°   Direction: West

HR5090 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR5090 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5090 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5090 is -0.062 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5090 star
DSS2 image of HR5090. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5090 during the next 10000 years (-10.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5090


HR5090 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.8°
Azimuth: 258.9°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5090

HR5090 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5090 are provided in the following table:

13h 31m 33s
-28° 06’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5090 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5090 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5090.

Visibility of HR5090 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR5090 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.1°
Max altitude: 10.4°
Azimuth: 241.9°

Distance of HR5090 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5090 is distant 283.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

87.11 pc
283.97 ly
-4 km/s
-0.062 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5090

HR5090 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5090 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5090. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5090