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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 21.3°   Azimuth: 79.0°   Direction: East

HR5454 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5454 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5454 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 HR5454 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5454 star
DSS2 image of HR5454. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5454 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5454


HR5454 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.3°
Azimuth: 79.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5454

HR5454 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5454 are provided in the following table:

14h 36m 06s
+23° 15’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5454 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5454 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5454.

Visibility of HR5454 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 HR5454 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: 66.7°
Max altitude: 61.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°

Distance of HR5454 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5454 is distant 376.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

115.61 pc
376.88 ly
7 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5454

HR5454 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5454 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5454. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5454