HR5146 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR5146 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5146 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 HR5146:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5146
HR5146 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 HR5146 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5146 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5146 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5146 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5146
The image below is a photograph of HR5146 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 HR5146 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5146 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5146 is distant 776.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5146
HR5146 belongs to spectral class A0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5146 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.