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Altitude: 81.3°   Azimuth: 44.3°   Direction: North-East

HR5153 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5153 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5153 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 HR5153:


HR5153 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 81.3°
Azimuth: 44.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5153

HR5153 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 HR5153 are provided in the following table:

13h 40m 21s
+57° 12’ 27”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5153 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5153.

Visibility of HR5153 from your location

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

HR5153 is circumpolar and transits at 08:40 UTC (altitude: 84.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5153

The image below is a photograph of HR5153 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 HR5153 is -0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5153 star
DSS2 image of HR5153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5153 during the next 10000 years (-9.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5153 is distant 287.99 light years from the Sun

88.34 pc
287.99 ly
-0.057 arcsec/year
0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5153

HR5153 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star. HR5153 is also a SrCrEu chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5153 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5153