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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 7.70°   Az: 23.96°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5096 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5096 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its faintness, HR5096 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR5096 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR5096 star
DSS2 image of HR5096. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5096 during the next 1000 years (-1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.43 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


13h 32m 19s
+41° 58’ 49”
14h 11m 05s
03h 43m 25s


13h 31m 15s
+42° 06’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5096 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5096.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5096 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5096. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

80.78 pc
263.33 ly
-20 km/s
-0.093 arcsec/y
0.026 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR5096 is circumpolar and transits at 17:56 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)