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Altitude: 45.3°   Azimuth: 11.0°   Direction: North

HR5829 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR5829 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5829 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5829 is -0.228 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.113 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5829 star
DSS2 image of HR5829. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5829 during the next 1000 years (-3.80 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.88 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5829


HR5829 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 45.3°
Azimuth: 11.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5829

HR5829 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 HR5829 are provided in the following table:

15h 29m 11s
+80° 26’ 54”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5829 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5829 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5829.

Visibility of HR5829 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5829 is circumpolar and transits at 04:43 UTC (altitude: 61.0°)

Distance of HR5829 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5829 is distant 71.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

22.07 pc
71.93 ly
-14 km/s
-0.228 arcsec/year
0.113 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5829

HR5829 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5829 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5829. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5829 star system properties

HR5829 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5829 double sysyem:

31.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5829