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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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Altitude: 10.3°   Azimuth: 242.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5233 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5233 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5233 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 HR5233 is -0.172 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5233 star
DSS2 image of HR5233. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5233 during the next 1000 years (-2.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5233


HR5233 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.3°
Azimuth: 242.8°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5233

HR5233 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 HR5233 are provided in the following table:

13h 54m 58s
-08° 03’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5233 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5233 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5233.

Visibility of HR5233 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 HR5233 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: 98.1°
Max altitude: 30.5°
Azimuth: 261.9°

Distance of HR5233 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5233 is distant 110.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

33.82 pc
110.25 ly
-19 km/s
-0.172 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5233

HR5233 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5233 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5233. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5233 star system properties

HR5233 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5233 double sysyem:

3.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5233