HR5271 is a giant star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
HR5271 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5271 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 HR5271:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5271
HR5271 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 HR5271 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5271 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5271 from your location
HR5271 is circumpolar and transits at 19:03 UTC (altitude: 84.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5271
The image below is a photograph of HR5271 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 HR5271 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5271 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5271 is distant 544.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5271
HR5271 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 HR5271 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.