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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: 30.6°   Azimuth: 349.7°   Direction: North

HR5672 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR5672 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5672 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 HR5672 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5672 star
DSS2 image of HR5672. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5672 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5672


HR5672 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.6°
Azimuth: 349.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5672

HR5672 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 HR5672 are provided in the following table:

15h 10m 44s
+67° 46’ 53”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5672 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5672 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5672.

Visibility of HR5672 from your location

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

HR5672 is circumpolar and transits at 04:17 UTC (altitude: 73.7°)

Distance of HR5672 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5672 is distant 503.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

154.56 pc
503.86 ly
-8 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5672

HR5672 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5672 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5672. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5672