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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR5394

Altitude: 6.7°   Azimuth: 85.5°   Direction: East

HR5394 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5394 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5394 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 HR5394 is -0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.092 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5394 star
DSS2 image of HR5394. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5394 during the next 1000 years (-1.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.53 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5394

6.19
Giant

HR5394 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 6.7°
Azimuth: 85.5°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5394

HR5394 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 HR5394 are provided in the following table:

14h 24m 18s
+08° 05’ 06”
356.35°
60.92°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5394 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5394 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5394.

Visibility of HR5394 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 HR5394 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: 81.9°
Max altitude: 46.6°
Azimuth: 278.1°

Distance of HR5394 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5394 is distant 363.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

111.48 pc
363.43 ly
-31 km/s
-0.114 arcsec/year
-0.092 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5394

HR5394 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.95
K4III
4309K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5394 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5394. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5394

SAO120436
SAO120436