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Altitude: 29.1°   Azimuth: 32.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5451 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5451 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5451 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 HR5451 is 0.217 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.229 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5451 star
DSS2 image of HR5451. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5451 during the next 1000 years (3.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.82 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5451


HR5451 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 32.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5451

HR5451 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 HR5451 are provided in the following table:

14h 34m 15s
+57° 03’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5451 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5451 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5451.

Visibility of HR5451 from your location

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

HR5451 is circumpolar and transits at 04:00 UTC (altitude: 84.4°)

Distance of HR5451 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5451 is distant 94.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

29.02 pc
94.60 ly
-22 km/s
0.217 arcsec/year
-0.229 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5451

HR5451 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5451 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5451. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5451