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HR5137

Altitude: 13.6°   Azimuth: 77.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5137 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5137 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5137 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 HR5137 is -0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5137 star
DSS2 image of HR5137. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5137 during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5137

6.48
Giant

HR5137 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 77.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5137

HR5137 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 HR5137 are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 02s
+18° 15’ 55”
356.46°
75.91°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5137 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5137 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5137.

Visibility of HR5137 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 HR5137 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: 71.7°
Max altitude: 56.8°
Azimuth: 288.3°

Distance of HR5137 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5137 is distant 737.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

226.24 pc
737.56 ly
-11 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5137

HR5137 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.29
K3III
4309K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5137 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5137. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5137

SAO100650
SAO100650