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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 25.4°   Azimuth: 49.6°   Direction: North-East

HR5716 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5716 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5716 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 HR5716 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.106 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5716 star
DSS2 image of HR5716. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5716 during the next 1000 years (0.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.77 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5716


HR5716 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 25.4°
Azimuth: 49.6°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5716

HR5716 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 HR5716 are provided in the following table:

15h 20m 41s
+44° 26’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5716 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5716 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5716.

Visibility of HR5716 from your location

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

HR5716 is circumpolar and transits at 01:22 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)

Distance of HR5716 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5716 is distant 175.27 light years from the Sun

53.76 pc
175.27 ly
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.106 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5716

HR5716 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5716 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5716. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5716