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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:50 | Tran: 21:29 | Set: 2:13
Altitude: -23.9°   Azimuth: 84.1°   Direction: East

HR5277 is a giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5277 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its faintness, HR5277 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5277

Finder chart HR5277 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5277.

HR5277 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 HR5277 are provided in the following table:

14h 04m 27s
-14° 58’ 18”
Image of HR5277 star
DSS2 image of HR5277. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5277 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5277


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5277 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5277. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5277 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5277 is distant 472.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

144.93 pc
472.46 ly
-15 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5277


Visibility of HR5277 from your location

Today's HR5277 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.0°
Max altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 255.0°