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HR5272

HR5272 is a giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5272 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5272 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 HR5272:

6.3
Giant
HR5272 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5272

HR5272 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 HR5272 are provided in the following table:

14h 03m 53s
-22° 25’ 18”
324.15°
37.45°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5272 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5272 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5272.

Visibility of HR5272 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR5272 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.4°
Max altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 247.6°
HR5272 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5272

The image below is a photograph of HR5272 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 HR5272 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5272 star
DSS2 image of HR5272. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5272 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5272 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5272 is distant 252.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

77.34 pc
252.13 ly
-19 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5272

HR5272 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.86
F5III
6625K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5272. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5272

SAO182204
SAO182204