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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
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HR5114 is a double giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5114 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5114 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 HR5114:

HR5114 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 12°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5114

HR5114 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 HR5114 are provided in the following table:

13h 35m 33s
+10° 12’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5114 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5114 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5114.

Visibility of HR5114 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 HR5114 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: 79.8°
Max altitude: 48.7°
Azimuth: 280.2°
HR5114 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5114

The image below is a photograph of HR5114 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 HR5114 is 0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5114 star
DSS2 image of HR5114. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5114 during the next 10000 years (12.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5114 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5114 is distant 329.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

101.01 pc
329.29 ly
33 km/s
0.077 arcsec/year
-0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5114

HR5114 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5114 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5114. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5114 star system properties

HR5114 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5114 double sysyem:

70.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5114