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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5272 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5272 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5272 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 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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR5272
HR5272 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.