HR5479 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
HR5479 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5479 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 HR5479:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5479
HR5479 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5479 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5479 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5479 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5479 is circumpolar and transits at 21:41 UTC (altitude: 61.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5479
The image below is a photograph of HR5479 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 HR5479 is -0.101 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5479 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5479 is distant 461.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5479
HR5479 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5479 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.