HR5183 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR5183 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5183 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 HR5183:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5183
HR5183 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 HR5183 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5183 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5183 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5183
The image below is a photograph of HR5183 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 HR5183 is -0.51 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.108 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5183 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5183 is distant 99.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5183
HR5183 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5183 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5183 star system properties
HR5183 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5183 double sysyem: