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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -1.4°   Azimuth: 36.9°   Direction: North-East

HR5229 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

HR5229 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5229 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 HR5229:


HR5229 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.4°
Azimuth: 36.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5229

HR5229 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 HR5229 are provided in the following table:

13h 53m 10s
+28° 38’ 53”
Canes Venatici

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5229 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5229 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5229.

Visibility of HR5229 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 HR5229 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: 61.4°
Max altitude: 67.2°
Azimuth: 298.6°
HR5229 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5229

The image below is a photograph of HR5229 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 HR5229 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5229 star
DSS2 image of HR5229. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5229 during the next 1000 years (-2.08 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.45 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5229 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5229 is distant 210.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

64.68 pc
210.87 ly
-12 km/s
-0.125 arcsec/year
0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5229

HR5229 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5229 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5229. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5229