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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: 24.0°   Azimuth: 57.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5402 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5402 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5402 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 HR5402 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5402 star
DSS2 image of HR5402. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5402 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5402


HR5402 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.0°
Azimuth: 57.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5402

HR5402 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 HR5402 are provided in the following table:

14h 25m 29s
+38° 23’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5402 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5402 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5402.

Visibility of HR5402 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 HR5402 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: 51.6°
Max altitude: 76.9°
Azimuth: 308.4°

Distance of HR5402 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5402 is distant 624.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

191.57 pc
624.52 ly
25 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5402

HR5402 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5402 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5402. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5402