HR5279 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Apus.
HR5279 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5279 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 HR5279:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5279
HR5279 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5279 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5279 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5279 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5279
The image below is a photograph of HR5279 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 HR5279 is -0.252 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.179 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5279 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5279 is distant 93.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5279
HR5279 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5279 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.