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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR5629

Altitude: 74.4°   Azimuth: 17.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5629 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR5629 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5629 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 HR5629 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5629 star
DSS2 image of HR5629. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5629 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5629

6.13
Main-sequence

HR5629 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 74.4°
Azimuth: 17.8°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5629

HR5629 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5629 are provided in the following table:

15h 03m 57s
+65° 55’ 10”
104.18°
46.09°
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5629 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5629 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5629.

Visibility of HR5629 from your location

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

HR5629 is circumpolar and transits at 04:10 UTC (altitude: 75.6°)

Distance of HR5629 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5629 is distant 463.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

142.25 pc
463.73 ly
-5 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5629

HR5629 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.36
A2V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5629 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5629. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5629

SAO16587
SAO16587