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HR5541

Altitude: 22.1°   Azimuth: 57.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5541 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5541 visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5541 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 HR5541 is -0.211 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5541 star
DSS2 image of HR5541. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5541 during the next 1000 years (-3.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.57 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5541

5.48
Hypergiant

HR5541 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.1°
Azimuth: 57.4°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5541

HR5541 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 HR5541 are provided in the following table:

14h 50m 29s
+37° 16’ 18”
62.48°
62.99°
Boötes

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5541 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5541 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5541.

Visibility of HR5541 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 HR5541 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: 52.7°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.3°

Distance of HR5541 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5541 is distant 199.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 67 kilometers per second.

61.31 pc
199.88 ly
-67 km/s
-0.211 arcsec/year
0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5541

HR5541 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.54
K0III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5541 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5541. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5541

SAO64355
SAO64355