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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: 26.7°   Azimuth: 61.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5673 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5673 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5673 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 HR5673 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5673 star
DSS2 image of HR5673. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5673 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5673


HR5673 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.7°
Azimuth: 61.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5673

HR5673 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 HR5673 are provided in the following table:

15h 13m 35s
+38° 15’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5673 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5673 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5673.

Visibility of HR5673 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 HR5673 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: 51.7°
Max altitude: 76.8°
Azimuth: 308.3°

Distance of HR5673 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5673 is distant 438.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 62 kilometers per second.

134.59 pc
438.76 ly
-62 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5673

HR5673 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5673 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5673. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5673