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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 34.3°   Azimuth: 79.2°   Direction: East

HR5702 is a star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR5702 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5702 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 HR5702 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5702 star
DSS2 image of HR5702. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5702 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5702


HR5702 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.3°
Azimuth: 79.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5702

HR5702 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 HR5702 are provided in the following table:

15h 19m 30s
+32° 30’ 55”
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5702 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5702 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5702.

Visibility of HR5702 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 HR5702 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: 57.5°
Max altitude: 71.0°
Azimuth: 302.5°

Distance of HR5702 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5702 is distant 278.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

85.32 pc
278.16 ly
-25 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5702

HR5702 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5702 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5702. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5702