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HR5115

HR5115 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR5115 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5115 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 HR5115:

6.34
Sub-giant
HR5115 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5115

HR5115 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5115 are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 11s
-75° 41’ 02”
305.94°
-13.09°
Chamaeleon

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5115 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5115 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5115.

Visibility of HR5115 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5115 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5115

The image below is a photograph of HR5115 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 HR5115 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5115 star
DSS2 image of HR5115. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5115 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5115 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5115 is distant 928.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

284.90 pc
928.77 ly
18 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5115

HR5115 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.93
B8IV
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5115 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5115. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5115

SAO257069
SAO257069