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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -20.4°   Azimuth: 219.0°   Direction: South-West

HR5457 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5457 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5457 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5457 is -0.182 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.211 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5457 star
DSS2 image of HR5457. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5457 during the next 1000 years (-3.03 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.52 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5457


HR5457 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -20.4°
Azimuth: 219.0°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5457

HR5457 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5457 are provided in the following table:

14h 39m 11s
-46° 35’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5457 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5457 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5457.

Visibility of HR5457 from your location

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

HR5457 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5457 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5457 is distant 117.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

36.02 pc
117.44 ly
-12 km/s
-0.182 arcsec/year
-0.211 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5457

HR5457 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5457 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5457. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5457