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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 29.4°   Azimuth: 46.3°   Direction: North-East

HR5452 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5452 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5452 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 HR5452 is -0.045 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 HR5452 star
DSS2 image of HR5452. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5452 during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5452


HR5452 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.4°
Azimuth: 46.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5452

HR5452 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 HR5452 are provided in the following table:

14h 34m 39s
+49° 22’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5452 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5452 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5452.

Visibility of HR5452 from your location

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

HR5452 is circumpolar and transits at 00:36 UTC (altitude: 87.9°)

Distance of HR5452 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5452 is distant 781.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

239.81 pc
781.77 ly
-20 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
0.054 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5452

HR5452 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5452 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5452. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5452