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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 10.5°   Azimuth: 83.6°   Direction: East

HR5220 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5220 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5220 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5220 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5220 star
DSS2 image of HR5220. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5220 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5220


HR5220 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.5°
Azimuth: 83.6°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5220

HR5220 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5220 are provided in the following table:

13h 52m 18s
+12° 09’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5220 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5220 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5220.

Visibility of HR5220 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 HR5220 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: 77.8°
Max altitude: 50.7°
Azimuth: 282.2°

Distance of HR5220 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5220 is distant 325.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

99.70 pc
325.02 ly
-16 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5220

HR5220 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5220 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5220. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5220