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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:59 | Tran: 20:06 | Set: 0:13
Altitude: 18.0°   Azimuth: 184.3°   Direction: South

HR5438 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5438 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its faintness, HR5438 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR5438 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR5438 star
DSS2 image of HR5438. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5438 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

14h 36m 13s
-20° 32’ 43”
00h 15m 59s

J2000 Coordinates

14h 34m 50s
-20° 26’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5438 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5438.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5438 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5438. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5438 is distant 612.78 light years from the Sun

187.97 pc
612.78 ly
0.017 arcsec/y
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5438 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.4°
Max altitude: 18.1°
Azimuth: 249.6°