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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
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SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 27.1°   Azimuth: 39.0°   Direction: North-East

HR5715 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5715 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5715 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 HR5715 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5715 star
DSS2 image of HR5715. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5715 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5715


HR5715 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 27.1°
Azimuth: 39.0°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5715

HR5715 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 HR5715 are provided in the following table:

15h 20m 05s
+51° 57’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5715 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5715 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5715.

Visibility of HR5715 from your location

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

HR5715 is circumpolar and transits at 01:21 UTC (altitude: 89.5°)

Distance of HR5715 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5715 is distant 212.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

65.27 pc
212.79 ly
8 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5715

HR5715 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5715 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5715. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5715