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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: 3.3°   Azimuth: 53.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5524 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5524 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5524 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 HR5524 is -0.11 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5524 star
DSS2 image of HR5524. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5524 during the next 1000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.75 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5524


HR5524 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 53.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5524

HR5524 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 HR5524 are provided in the following table:

14h 48m 23s
+24° 22’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5524 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5524 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5524.

Visibility of HR5524 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 HR5524 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: 65.6°
Max altitude: 62.9°
Azimuth: 294.4°

Distance of HR5524 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5524 is distant 263.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

80.91 pc
263.75 ly
-31 km/s
-0.11 arcsec/year
0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5524

HR5524 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5524 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5524. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5524 star system properties

HR5524 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5524 double sysyem:

1.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5524