HR5101 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR5101 visual magnitude is 6.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5101 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 HR5101:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5101
HR5101 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 HR5101 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5101 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5101 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5101
The image below is a photograph of HR5101 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 HR5101 is 0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR5101
HR5101 belongs to spectral class M7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.