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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 20:10
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Altitude: -38.6°   Azimuth: 90.6°   Direction: East

HR5098 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR5098 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5098 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5098 is -0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5098 star
DSS2 image of HR5098. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5098 during the next 10000 years (-12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5098


HR5098 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -38.6°
Azimuth: 90.6°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5098

HR5098 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 HR5098 are provided in the following table:

13h 32m 34s
-29° 33’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5098 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5098 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5098.

Visibility of HR5098 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 HR5098 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: 119.6°
Max altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 240.4°

Distance of HR5098 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5098 is distant 153.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

47.24 pc
153.99 ly
-20 km/s
-0.072 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5098

HR5098 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5098 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5098. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5098