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HR5302 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR5302 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5302 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 HR5302:

HR5302 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 73°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5302

HR5302 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 HR5302 are provided in the following table:

14h 08m 45s
+59° 20’ 16”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5302 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5302 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5302.

Visibility of HR5302 from your location

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

HR5302 is circumpolar and transits at 13:49 UTC (altitude: 82.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5302

The image below is a photograph of HR5302 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 HR5302 is -0.123 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5302 star
DSS2 image of HR5302. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5302 during the next 1000 years (-2.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.28 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5302 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5302 is distant 438.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

134.41 pc
438.17 ly
11 km/s
-0.123 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5302

HR5302 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5302 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5302. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5302