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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR5177 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5177 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5177 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 HR5177:

HR5177 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 37°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5177

HR5177 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 HR5177 are provided in the following table:

13h 45m 13s
+55° 52’ 45”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5177 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5177 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5177.

Visibility of HR5177 from your location

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

HR5177 is circumpolar and transits at 01:40 UTC (altitude: 85.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5177

The image below is a photograph of HR5177 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 HR5177 is 0.102 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.36 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5177 star
DSS2 image of HR5177. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5177 during the next 1000 years (1.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5177 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5177 is distant 109.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

33.62 pc
109.62 ly
-4 km/s
0.102 arcsec/year
-0.36 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5177

HR5177 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5177 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5177. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5177