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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: 48.8°   Azimuth: 93.3°   Direction: East

HR5219 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5219 visual magnitude is 4.74. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5219 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5219:


HR5219 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 93.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5219

HR5219 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 HR5219 are provided in the following table:

13h 51m 47s
+34° 26’ 39”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5219 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5219 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5219.

Visibility of HR5219 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 HR5219 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: 55.6°
Max altitude: 73.0°
Azimuth: 304.4°
HR5219 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5219

The image below is a photograph of HR5219 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 HR5219 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5219 star
DSS2 image of HR5219. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5219 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5219 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5219 is distant 603.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

185.19 pc
603.70 ly
-44 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5219

HR5219 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5219 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5219. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5219