HR5228 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.
HR5228 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5228 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 HR5228:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5228
HR5228 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5228 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5228 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5228 from your location
Today's HR5228 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5228
The image below is a photograph of HR5228 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 HR5228 is -0.17 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.069 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5228 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5228 is distant 206.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5228
HR5228 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5228 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.