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Altitude: -28.9°   Azimuth: 297.0°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5353 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5353 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5353 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 HR5353:


HR5353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -28.9°
Azimuth: 297.0°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5353

HR5353 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 HR5353 are provided in the following table:

14h 18m 00s
-07° 32’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5353 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5353 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5353.

Visibility of HR5353 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 HR5353 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: 97.5°
Max altitude: 31.0°
Azimuth: 262.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5353

The image below is a photograph of HR5353 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 HR5353 is 0.254 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.24 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5353 star
DSS2 image of HR5353. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5353 during the next 1000 years (4.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5353 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5353 is distant 106.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

32.82 pc
106.99 ly
-14 km/s
0.254 arcsec/year
-0.24 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5353

HR5353 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5353 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5353. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5353 star system properties

HR5353 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 HR5353 double sysyem:

57.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5353

Gl 541.1