HR5179 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5179 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5179 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 HR5179:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5179
HR5179 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 HR5179 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5179 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5179 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5179 is circumpolar and transits at 20:57 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5179
The image below is a photograph of HR5179 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 HR5179 is -0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5179 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5179 is distant 167.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5179
HR5179 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5179 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.