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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: 8.3°   Azimuth: 56.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5433 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5433 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5433 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 HR5433 is -0.064 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5433 star
DSS2 image of HR5433. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5433 during the next 10000 years (-10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5433


HR5433 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.3°
Azimuth: 56.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5433

HR5433 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 HR5433 are provided in the following table:

14h 32m 20s
+26° 40’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5433 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5433 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5433.

Visibility of HR5433 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 HR5433 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: 63.3°
Max altitude: 65.2°
Azimuth: 296.7°

Distance of HR5433 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5433 is distant 232.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

71.28 pc
232.36 ly
-4 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5433

HR5433 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5433 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5433. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5433 star system properties

HR5433 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5433 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5433