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HR5280 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5280 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5280 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 HR5280:

HR5280 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 57°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5280

HR5280 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5280 are provided in the following table:

14h 02m 59s
+50° 58’ 18”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5280 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5280 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5280.

Visibility of HR5280 from your location

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

HR5280 is circumpolar and transits at 14:03 UTC (altitude: 89.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5280

The image below is a photograph of HR5280 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 HR5280 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5280 star
DSS2 image of HR5280. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5280 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5280 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5280 is distant 313.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

96.15 pc
313.46 ly
-10 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5280

HR5280 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5280 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5280. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5280