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HR5169

HR5169 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5169 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5169 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 HR5169:

6.02
Main-sequence
HR5169 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 53°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5169

HR5169 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 HR5169 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 54s
+52° 03’ 51”
104.91°
63.19°
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5169 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5169 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5169.

Visibility of HR5169 from your location

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

HR5169 is circumpolar and transits at 13:44 UTC (altitude: 89.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5169

The image below is a photograph of HR5169 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 HR5169 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5169 star
DSS2 image of HR5169. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5169 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5169 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5169 is distant 344.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

105.71 pc
344.61 ly
-7 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5169

HR5169 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.90
A1V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5169 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5169. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5169

SAO28866
SAO28866