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Altitude: 26.8°   Azimuth: 353.5°   Direction: North

HR5162 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5162 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5162 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 HR5162:


HR5162 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.8°
Azimuth: 353.5°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5162

HR5162 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5162 are provided in the following table:

13h 41m 29s
+64° 49’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5162 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5162 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5162.

Visibility of HR5162 from your location

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

HR5162 is circumpolar and transits at 08:30 UTC (altitude: 76.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5162

The image below is a photograph of HR5162 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 HR5162 is 0.054 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 HR5162 star
DSS2 image of HR5162. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5162 during the next 10000 years (9.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5162 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5162 is distant 221.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

67.84 pc
221.17 ly
-6 km/s
0.054 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5162

HR5162 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5162 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5162. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5162