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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:05 south
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HR5307 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5307 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5307 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 HR5307:

HR5307 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 38°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5307

HR5307 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 HR5307 are provided in the following table:

14h 11m 31s
+01° 21’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5307 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5307 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5307.

Visibility of HR5307 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 HR5307 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: 88.6°
Max altitude: 39.9°
Azimuth: 271.4°
HR5307 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5307

The image below is a photograph of HR5307 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 HR5307 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5307 star
DSS2 image of HR5307. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5307 during the next 1000 years (-2.08 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.47 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5307 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5307 is distant 149.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

45.91 pc
149.68 ly
-18 km/s
-0.125 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5307

HR5307 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5307 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5307. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5307