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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR5448

Altitude: 23.8°   Azimuth: 60.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5448 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5448 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5448 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 HR5448 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5448 star
DSS2 image of HR5448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5448 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5448

6.03
Giant

HR5448 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.8°
Azimuth: 60.5°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5448

HR5448 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 HR5448 are provided in the following table:

14h 34m 38s
+36° 37’ 32”
62.91°
66.22°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5448.

Visibility of HR5448 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 HR5448 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: 53.4°
Max altitude: 75.1°
Azimuth: 306.6°

Distance of HR5448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5448 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

174.22 pc
567.94 ly
-12 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.054 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5448

HR5448 belongs to spectral class K5

-0.18
K5
3983K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5448

SAO64227
SAO64227