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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: 23.9°   Azimuth: 60.8°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5630 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5630 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5630 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 HR5630 is -0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5630 star
DSS2 image of HR5630. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5630 during the next 10000 years (-10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5630


HR5630 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 60.8°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5630

HR5630 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 HR5630 are provided in the following table:

15h 06m 35s
+36° 27’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5630 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5630 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5630.

Visibility of HR5630 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 HR5630 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: 53.5°
Max altitude: 75.0°
Azimuth: 306.5°

Distance of HR5630 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5630 is distant 96.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

29.49 pc
96.14 ly
-5 km/s
-0.063 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5630

HR5630 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5630 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5630. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5630