HR5227 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5227 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5227 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 HR5227:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5227
HR5227 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5227 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5227 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5227 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5227 is circumpolar and transits at 21:02 UTC (altitude: 73.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5227
The image below is a photograph of HR5227 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 HR5227 is -0.172 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.055 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5227 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5227 is distant 309.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5227
HR5227 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5227 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5227 star system properties
HR5227 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5227 double sysyem: