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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


HR5126 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5126 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5126 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 HR5126:

HR5126 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 27°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5126

HR5126 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 HR5126 are provided in the following table:

13h 36m 39s
+49° 29’ 12”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5126 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5126 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5126.

Visibility of HR5126 from your location

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

HR5126 is circumpolar and transits at 00:56 UTC (altitude: 88.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5126

The image below is a photograph of HR5126 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 HR5126 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5126 star
DSS2 image of HR5126. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5126 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5126 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5126 is distant 500.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

153.37 pc
500.00 ly
-10 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5126

HR5126 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 HR5126 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5126. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5126