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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 34.0°   Azimuth: 66.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5347 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5347 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5347 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 HR5347 is -0.147 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5347 star
DSS2 image of HR5347. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5347 during the next 1000 years (-2.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.13 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5347


HR5347 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.0°
Azimuth: 66.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5347

HR5347 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5347 are provided in the following table:

14h 16m 24s
+39° 44’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5347 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5347 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5347.

Visibility of HR5347 from your location

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

HR5347 is circumpolar and transits at 00:18 UTC (altitude: 78.3°)

Distance of HR5347 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5347 is distant 157.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

48.26 pc
157.34 ly
-24 km/s
-0.147 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5347

HR5347 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5347 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5347. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5347