HR5186 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5186 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5186 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 HR5186:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5186
HR5186 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 HR5186 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5186 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5186 from your location
HR5186 is circumpolar and transits at 21:25 UTC (altitude: 77.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5186
The image below is a photograph of HR5186 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 HR5186 is -0.131 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5186 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5186 is distant 303.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5186
HR5186 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5186 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5186 star system properties
HR5186 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5186 double sysyem: