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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
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HR5343

Altitude: 11.5°   Azimuth: 74.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5343 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5343 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5343 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 HR5343 is 0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5343 star
DSS2 image of HR5343. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5343 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5343

5.98
Giant

HR5343 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.5°
Azimuth: 74.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5343

HR5343 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 HR5343 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 04s
+18° 54’ 42”
14.49°
68.9°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5343 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5343 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5343.

Visibility of HR5343 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 HR5343 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: 71.1°
Max altitude: 57.4°
Azimuth: 288.9°

Spectral properties of HR5343

HR5343 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

A8III
7726K

Alternative designations of HR5343

SAO100949
SAO100949