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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:59  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:13


HR5216 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5216 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5216 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 HR5216:

HR5216 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 72°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5216

HR5216 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 HR5216 are provided in the following table:

13h 50m 27s
+58° 32’ 21”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5216 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5216 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5216.

Visibility of HR5216 from your location

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

HR5216 is circumpolar and transits at 01:53 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5216

The image below is a photograph of HR5216 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 HR5216 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5216 star
DSS2 image of HR5216. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5216 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5216 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5216 is distant 268.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

82.51 pc
268.98 ly
-40 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5216

HR5216 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5216 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5216. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5216