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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: 7.1°   Azimuth: 68.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5507 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5507 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5507 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 HR5507 is 0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5507 star
DSS2 image of HR5507. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5507 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5507


HR5507 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 7.1°
Azimuth: 68.4°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5507

HR5507 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 HR5507 are provided in the following table:

14h 45m 20s
+18° 53’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5507 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5507 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5507.

Visibility of HR5507 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 HR5507 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: 71.1°
Max altitude: 57.4°
Azimuth: 288.9°

Distance of HR5507 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5507 is distant 494.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

151.75 pc
494.69 ly
-4 km/s
0.032 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5507

HR5507 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5507 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5507. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5507