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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: 36.4°   Azimuth: 50.8°   Direction: North-East

HR5537 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5537 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5537 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 HR5537 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5537 star
DSS2 image of HR5537. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5537 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5537


HR5537 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 36.4°
Azimuth: 50.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5537

HR5537 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 HR5537 are provided in the following table:

14h 49m 32s
+51° 22’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5537 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5537 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5537.

Visibility of HR5537 from your location

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

HR5537 is circumpolar and transits at 00:51 UTC (altitude: 89.9°)

Distance of HR5537 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5537 is distant 167.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

51.52 pc
167.95 ly
-5 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5537

HR5537 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5537 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5537. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5537 star system properties

HR5537 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 HR5537 double sysyem:

15.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5537