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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: 5.4°   Azimuth: 83.2°   Direction: East

HR5386 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5386 visual magnitude is 5.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5386 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 HR5386 is -0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5386 star
DSS2 image of HR5386. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5386 during the next 10000 years (-12.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5386


HR5386 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 83.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5386

HR5386 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 HR5386 are provided in the following table:

14h 23m 22s
+08° 26’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5386 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5386 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5386.

Visibility of HR5386 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 HR5386 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: 81.6°
Max altitude: 47.0°
Azimuth: 278.4°

Spectral properties of HR5386

HR5386 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


HR5386 star system properties

HR5386 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 HR5386 double sysyem:

6.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5386