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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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HR5462

Altitude: 1.0°   Azimuth: 61.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5462 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5462 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5462 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 HR5462 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5462 star
DSS2 image of HR5462. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5462 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5462

5.91
Giant

HR5462 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 1.0°
Azimuth: 61.1°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5462

HR5462 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 HR5462 are provided in the following table:

14h 38m 13s
+18° 17’ 53”
18.81°
63.9°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5462 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5462 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5462.

Visibility of HR5462 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 HR5462 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: 71.7°
Max altitude: 56.8°
Azimuth: 288.3°

Distance of HR5462 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5462 is distant 367.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

112.61 pc
367.12 ly
-14 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.068 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5462

HR5462 belongs to spectral class K2

0.65
K2
4515K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5462 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5462. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5462

SAO101121
SAO101121