HR5102 is a double giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
HR5102 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5102 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 HR5102:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5102
HR5102 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 HR5102 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5102 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5102 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5102 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5102
The image below is a photograph of HR5102 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 HR5102 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.206 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5102 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5102 is distant 469.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5102
HR5102 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5102 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5102 star system properties
HR5102 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5102 double sysyem: