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HR5195 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5195 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5195 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 HR5195:

HR5195 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 64°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5195

HR5195 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 HR5195 are provided in the following table:

13h 48m 38s
+31° 11’ 25”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5195 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5195 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5195.

Visibility of HR5195 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 HR5195 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: 58.8°
Max altitude: 69.7°
Azimuth: 301.2°
HR5195 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5195

The image below is a photograph of HR5195 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 HR5195 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5195 star
DSS2 image of HR5195. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5195 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5195 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5195 is distant 310.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

95.33 pc
310.77 ly
11 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5195

HR5195 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 HR5195 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5195. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5195