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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: 25.2°   Azimuth: 68.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5510 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5510 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5510 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 HR5510 is 0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5510 star
DSS2 image of HR5510. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5510 during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5510


HR5510 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 25.2°
Azimuth: 68.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5510

HR5510 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 HR5510 are provided in the following table:

14h 45m 13s
+32° 47’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5510 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5510 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5510.

Visibility of HR5510 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 HR5510 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: 57.2°
Max altitude: 71.3°
Azimuth: 302.8°

Distance of HR5510 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5510 is distant 976.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

299.40 pc
976.05 ly
30 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
-0.072 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5510

HR5510 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5510 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5510. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5510