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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: 23.4°   Azimuth: 297.0°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5214 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5214 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5214 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5214 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5214 star
DSS2 image of HR5214. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5214 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5214


HR5214 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.4°
Azimuth: 297.0°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5214

HR5214 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 HR5214 are provided in the following table:

13h 51m 04s
+34° 46’ 21”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5214 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5214 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5214.

Visibility of HR5214 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 HR5214 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: 55.2°
Max altitude: 73.3°
Azimuth: 304.8°

Distance of HR5214 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5214 is distant 290.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

88.97 pc
290.04 ly
-12 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5214

HR5214 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5214 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5214. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5214