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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
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SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 24.1°   Azimuth: 52.4°   Direction: North-East

HR5423 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5423 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5423 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 HR5423 is 0.162 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.218 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5423 star
DSS2 image of HR5423. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5423 during the next 1000 years (2.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.63 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5423


HR5423 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 52.4°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5423

HR5423 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 HR5423 are provided in the following table:

14h 29m 36s
+41° 47’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5423 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5423 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5423.

Visibility of HR5423 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5423 is circumpolar and transits at 00:31 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)

Distance of HR5423 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5423 is distant 76.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

23.57 pc
76.83 ly
-1 km/s
0.162 arcsec/year
-0.218 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5423

HR5423 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5423 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5423. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5423