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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 72.5°   Azimuth: 8.8°   Direction: North

HR5282 is a star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5282 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5282 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 HR5282:


HR5282 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 8.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5282

HR5282 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5282 are provided in the following table:

14h 01m 50s
+68° 40’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5282 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5282 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5282.

Visibility of HR5282 from your location

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

HR5282 is circumpolar and transits at 08:46 UTC (altitude: 72.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5282

The image below is a photograph of HR5282 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 HR5282 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5282 star
DSS2 image of HR5282. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5282 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5282 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5282 is distant 591.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

181.49 pc
591.65 ly
-22 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5282

HR5282 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5282 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5282. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5282