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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: 24.8°   Azimuth: 79.8°   Direction: East

HR5387 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5387 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5387 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 HR5387 is -0.155 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5387 star
DSS2 image of HR5387. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5387 during the next 1000 years (-2.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.07 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5387


HR5387 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.8°
Azimuth: 79.8°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5387

HR5387 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 HR5387 are provided in the following table:

14h 23m 06s
+25° 20’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5387 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5387 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5387.

Visibility of HR5387 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 HR5387 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: 64.7°
Max altitude: 63.9°
Azimuth: 295.3°

Distance of HR5387 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5387 is distant 116.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

35.71 pc
116.43 ly
-10 km/s
-0.155 arcsec/year
0.064 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5387

HR5387 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5387 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5387. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5387