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HR5262

Altitude: 4.2°   Azimuth: 80.9°   Direction: East

HR5262 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5262 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5262 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 HR5262 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5262 star
DSS2 image of HR5262. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5262 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5262

5.99
Main-sequence

HR5262 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 4.2°
Azimuth: 80.9°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5262

HR5262 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 HR5262 are provided in the following table:

14h 01m 20s
+08° 53’ 40”
348.38°
65.4°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5262 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5262 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5262.

Visibility of HR5262 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 HR5262 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: 81.1°
Max altitude: 47.4°
Azimuth: 278.9°

Distance of HR5262 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5262 is distant 287.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

88.26 pc
287.73 ly
-17 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5262

HR5262 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.26
A2V
9125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5262 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5262. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5262

SAO120228
SAO120228