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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR5277 is a giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5277 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5277 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 HR5277:

HR5277 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5277 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5277 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5277.

Visibility of HR5277 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 105.0°
Max altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 255.0°
HR5277 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5277

The image below is a photograph of HR5277 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 HR5277 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5277

HR5277 belongs to spectral class G6 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

Alternative designations of HR5277