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HR5163

HR5163 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5163 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5163 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 HR5163:

6.51
Main-sequence
HR5163 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5163

HR5163 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 HR5163 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 54s
-05° 29’ 56”
326.12°
54.99°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5163 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5163 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5163.

Visibility of HR5163 from your location

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

Today's HR5163 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.5°
Max altitude: 33.0°
Azimuth: 264.5°
HR5163 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5163

The image below is a photograph of HR5163 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 HR5163 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5163 star
DSS2 image of HR5163. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5163 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5163 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5163 is distant 414.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

127.06 pc
414.23 ly
-22 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5163

HR5163 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.99
A1V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5163 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5163. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5163

SAO139516
SAO139516