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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR5317 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5317 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5317 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 HR5317:

HR5317 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5317

HR5317 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 HR5317 are provided in the following table:

14h 13m 40s
-00° 50’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5317 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5317 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5317.

Visibility of HR5317 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 HR5317 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: 90.8°
Max altitude: 37.7°
Azimuth: 269.2°
HR5317 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5317

The image below is a photograph of HR5317 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 HR5317 is 0.207 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.141 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5317 star
DSS2 image of HR5317. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5317 during the next 1000 years (3.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.35 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5317 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5317 is distant 181.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

55.74 pc
181.72 ly
18 km/s
0.207 arcsec/year
-0.141 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5317

HR5317 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 HR5317 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5317. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5317