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Altitude: 15.1°   Azimuth: 316.0°   Direction: North-West

HR5199 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5199 visual magnitude is 7.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5199 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 HR5199:


HR5199 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.1°
Azimuth: 316.0°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5199

HR5199 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 HR5199 are provided in the following table:

13h 48m 57s
+39° 32’ 34”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5199 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5199 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5199.

Visibility of HR5199 from your location

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

HR5199 is circumpolar and transits at 09:09 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5199

The image below is a photograph of HR5199 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 HR5199 is 0.023 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 HR5199 star
DSS2 image of HR5199. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5199 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR5199

HR5199 belongs to spectral class M6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


Alternative designations of HR5199