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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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Altitude: 12.7°   Azimuth: 73.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5346 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5346 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5346 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 HR5346 is -0.148 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.103 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5346 star
DSS2 image of HR5346. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5346 during the next 1000 years (-2.47 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.72 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5346


HR5346 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.7°
Azimuth: 73.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5346

HR5346 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 HR5346 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 32s
+20° 07’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5346 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5346 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5346.

Visibility of HR5346 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 HR5346 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: 69.9°
Max altitude: 58.6°
Azimuth: 290.1°

Distance of HR5346 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5346 is distant 105.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

32.27 pc
105.20 ly
-8 km/s
-0.148 arcsec/year
-0.103 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5346

HR5346 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5346 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5346. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5346 star system properties

HR5346 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5346 double sysyem:

4.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5346