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Altitude: -56.5°   Azimuth: 351.4°   Direction: North

HR5332 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5332 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5332 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 HR5332:


HR5332 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -56.5°
Azimuth: 351.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5332

HR5332 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 HR5332 are provided in the following table:

14h 15m 24s
-18° 12’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5332 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5332 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5332.

Visibility of HR5332 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 HR5332 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: 108.2°
Max altitude: 20.3°
Azimuth: 251.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5332

The image below is a photograph of HR5332 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 HR5332 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5332 star
DSS2 image of HR5332. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5332 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5332 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5332 is distant 261.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

80.06 pc
261.01 ly
-19 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5332

HR5332 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5332 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5332. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5332