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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:03  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:22
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Altitude: -33.6°   Azimuth: 19.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5331 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5331 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5331 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5331 is -0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5331 star
DSS2 image of HR5331. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5331 during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5331


HR5331 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -33.6°
Azimuth: 19.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5331

HR5331 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 HR5331 are provided in the following table:

14h 14m 53s
+03° 20’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5331 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5331 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5331.

Visibility of HR5331 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 HR5331 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: 86.7°
Max altitude: 41.9°
Azimuth: 273.3°

Distance of HR5331 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5331 is distant 812.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

249.38 pc
812.97 ly
-48 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5331

HR5331 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5331 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5331. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5331