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Altitude: 69.5°   Azimuth: 21.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5334 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR5334 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5334 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 HR5334:


HR5334 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 69.5°
Azimuth: 21.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5334

HR5334 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 HR5334 are provided in the following table:

14h 12m 03s
+69° 25’ 57”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5334 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5334 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5334.

Visibility of HR5334 from your location

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

HR5334 is circumpolar and transits at 09:16 UTC (altitude: 72.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5334

The image below is a photograph of HR5334 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 HR5334 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5334 star
DSS2 image of HR5334. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5334 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5334 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5334 is distant 445.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

136.61 pc
445.36 ly
-23 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5334

HR5334 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5334 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5334. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5334