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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:06 south
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HR5344 is a star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5344 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5344 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 HR5344:

HR5344 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5344

HR5344 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 HR5344 are provided in the following table:

14h 17m 03s
-18° 35’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5344 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5344 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5344.

Visibility of HR5344 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 HR5344 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: 108.6°
Max altitude: 19.9°
Azimuth: 251.4°
HR5344 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5344

The image below is a photograph of HR5344 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 HR5344 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5344 star
DSS2 image of HR5344. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5344 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5344 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5344 is distant 382.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

117.23 pc
382.18 ly
-12 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5344

HR5344 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5344 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5344. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5344