HR5108 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5108 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5108 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 HR5108:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5108
HR5108 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 HR5108 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5108 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5108 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5108 is circumpolar and transits at 21:13 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5108
The image below is a photograph of HR5108 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 HR5108 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5108 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5108 is distant 222.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5108
HR5108 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5108 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5108 star system properties
HR5108 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5108 double sysyem: