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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 33.5°   Azimuth: 216.5°   Direction: South-West

HR5418 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5418 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5418 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 HR5418:


HR5418 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 33.5°
Azimuth: 216.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5418

HR5418 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 HR5418 are provided in the following table:

14h 29m 50s
+00° 49’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5418 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5418 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5418.

Visibility of HR5418 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 HR5418 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: 89.2°
Max altitude: 39.3°
Azimuth: 270.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5418

The image below is a photograph of HR5418 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 HR5418 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5418 star
DSS2 image of HR5418. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5418 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5418 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5418 is distant 248.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

76.34 pc
248.85 ly
-9 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5418

HR5418 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5418 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5418. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5418