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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: 22.6°   Azimuth: 60.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5361 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5361 visual magnitude is 4.81. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5361 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5361 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5361 star
DSS2 image of HR5361. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5361 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5361


HR5361 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.6°
Azimuth: 60.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5361

HR5361 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 HR5361 are provided in the following table:

14h 17m 59s
+35° 30’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5361 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5361 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5361.

Visibility of HR5361 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 HR5361 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: 54.5°
Max altitude: 74.0°
Azimuth: 305.5°

Distance of HR5361 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5361 is distant 222.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

68.35 pc
222.83 ly
-26 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5361

HR5361 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5361 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5361. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5361