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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: 8.4°   Azimuth: 53.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5532 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5532 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5532 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 HR5532 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5532 star
DSS2 image of HR5532. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5532 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5532


HR5532 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.4°
Azimuth: 53.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5532

HR5532 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 HR5532 are provided in the following table:

14h 49m 58s
+28° 36’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5532 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5532 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5532.

Visibility of HR5532 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 HR5532 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: 61.4°
Max altitude: 67.1°
Azimuth: 298.6°

Distance of HR5532 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5532 is distant 294.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

90.42 pc
294.76 ly
1 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5532

HR5532 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5532 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5532. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5532 star system properties

HR5532 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5532 double sysyem:

111.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5532