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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: 23.7°   Azimuth: 61.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5416 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5416 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5416 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 HR5416 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5416 star
DSS2 image of HR5416. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5416 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5416


HR5416 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.7°
Azimuth: 61.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5416

HR5416 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 HR5416 are provided in the following table:

14h 28m 16s
+36° 11’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5416 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5416 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5416.

Visibility of HR5416 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 HR5416 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: 53.8°
Max altitude: 74.7°
Azimuth: 306.2°

Distance of HR5416 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5416 is distant 936.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

287.36 pc
936.78 ly
-18 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5416

HR5416 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 HR5416 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5416. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5416