HR5096 is a giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5096 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5096 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 HR5096:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5096
HR5096 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 HR5096 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5096 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5096 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5096 is circumpolar and transits at 20:39 UTC (altitude: 80.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5096
The image below is a photograph of HR5096 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 HR5096 is -0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5096 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5096 is distant 263.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5096
HR5096 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5096 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.