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HR5180

Altitude: 0.1°   Azimuth: 356.9°   Direction: North

HR5180 is a giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5180 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5180 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 HR5180:

5.94
Giant

HR5180 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 356.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5180

HR5180 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 HR5180 are provided in the following table:

13h 46m 18s
+38° 30’ 14”
81.11°
73.84°
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5180 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5180 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5180.

Visibility of HR5180 from your location

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

Today's HR5180 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.5°
Max altitude: 77.0°
Azimuth: 308.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5180

The image below is a photograph of HR5180 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 HR5180 is -0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5180 star
DSS2 image of HR5180. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5180 during the next 10000 years (-8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5180 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5180 is distant 403.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

123.76 pc
403.47 ly
-14 km/s
-0.051 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5180

HR5180 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.48
G9III
4892K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5180 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5180. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5180

SAO63735
SAO63735