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Altitude: 73.3°   Azimuth: 277.9°   Direction: West

HR5133 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5133 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5133 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 HR5133:

Bright giant

HR5133 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 73.3°
Azimuth: 277.9°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5133

HR5133 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 HR5133 are provided in the following table:

13h 37m 42s
+50° 42’ 52”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5133 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5133 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5133.

Visibility of HR5133 from your location

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

HR5133 is circumpolar and transits at 13:05 UTC (altitude: 89.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5133

The image below is a photograph of HR5133 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 HR5133 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5133 star
DSS2 image of HR5133. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5133 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5133 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5133 is distant 1,771.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

543.48 pc
1,771.74 ly
-48 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5133

HR5133 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5133 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5133. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5133 star system properties

HR5133 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5133 double sysyem:

1.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5133