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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 31.7°   Azimuth: 58.2°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5464 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5464 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5464 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 HR5464 is -0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5464 star
DSS2 image of HR5464. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5464 during the next 1000 years (-1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5464


HR5464 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.7°
Azimuth: 58.2°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5464

HR5464 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 HR5464 are provided in the following table:

14h 38m 12s
+43° 38’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5464 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5464 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5464.

Visibility of HR5464 from your location

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

HR5464 is circumpolar and transits at 00:39 UTC (altitude: 82.2°)

Distance of HR5464 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5464 is distant 1,143.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.

350.88 pc
1,143.86 ly
-49 km/s
-0.113 arcsec/year
0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5464

HR5464 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5464 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5464. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5464