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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 71.4°   Azimuth: 319.5°   Direction: North-West

HR5436 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5436 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5436 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5436:


HR5436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 71.4°
Azimuth: 319.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5436

HR5436 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5436 are provided in the following table:

14h 30m 46s
+63° 11’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5436 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5436 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5436.

Visibility of HR5436 from your location

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

HR5436 is circumpolar and transits at 09:19 UTC (altitude: 78.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5436

The image below is a photograph of HR5436 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR5436 is -0.178 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5436 star
DSS2 image of HR5436. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5436 during the next 1000 years (-2.97 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5436 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5436 is distant 103.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

31.74 pc
103.46 ly
-3 km/s
-0.178 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5436

HR5436 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5436 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5436. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5436