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HR5125 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR5125 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5125 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 HR5125:

HR5125 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5125

HR5125 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5125 are provided in the following table:

13h 40m 00s
-70° 47’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5125 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5125 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5125.

Visibility of HR5125 from your location

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

HR5125 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5125

The image below is a photograph of HR5125 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 HR5125 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5125 star
DSS2 image of HR5125. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5125 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5125 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5125 is distant 1,006.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

308.64 pc
1,006.17 ly
-3 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5125

HR5125 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5125 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5125. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5125