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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:43  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: 33.0°   Azimuth: 222.3°   Direction: South-West

HR5283 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5283 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5283 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 HR5283:


HR5283 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 33.0°
Azimuth: 222.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5283

HR5283 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 HR5283 are provided in the following table:

14h 04m 37s
+02° 17’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5283 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5283 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5283.

Visibility of HR5283 from your location

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

Today's HR5283 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.7°
Max altitude: 40.8°
Azimuth: 272.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5283

The image below is a photograph of HR5283 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 HR5283 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5283 star
DSS2 image of HR5283. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5283 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5283 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5283 is distant 398.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

122.10 pc
398.05 ly
-29 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5283

HR5283 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5283 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5283. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5283