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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 20.4°   Azimuth: 46.9°   Direction: North-East

HR5677 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5677 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5677 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 HR5677 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5677 star
DSS2 image of HR5677. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5677 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5677


HR5677 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.4°
Azimuth: 46.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5677

HR5677 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 HR5677 are provided in the following table:

15h 14m 10s
+42° 10’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5677 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5677 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5677.

Visibility of HR5677 from your location

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

HR5677 is circumpolar and transits at 01:15 UTC (altitude: 80.7°)

Distance of HR5677 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5677 is distant 1,003.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

307.69 pc
1,003.08 ly
-7 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5677

HR5677 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5677 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5677. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5677