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HR5493

Altitude: 29.3°   Azimuth: 60.7°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5493 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5493 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5493 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 HR5493 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5493 star
DSS2 image of HR5493. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5493 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5493

5.73
Giant

HR5493 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 60.7°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5493

HR5493 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 HR5493 are provided in the following table:

14h 43m 44s
+40° 27’ 33”
70.09°
63.3°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5493 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5493 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5493.

Visibility of HR5493 from your location

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

HR5493 is circumpolar and transits at 00:45 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)

Distance of HR5493 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5493 is distant 793.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

243.31 pc
793.19 ly
13 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5493

HR5493 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.20
K4III
3967K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5493 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5493. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5493

SAO45190
SAO45190