We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Help keep this site free and ads-free! Donate Now!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Boötes » 


Altitude: 18.4°   Azimuth: 48.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5726 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5726 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5726 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 HR5726 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5726 star
DSS2 image of HR5726. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5726 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5726


HR5726 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 48.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5726

HR5726 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 HR5726 are provided in the following table:

15h 22m 37s
+39° 34’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5726 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5726 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5726.

Visibility of HR5726 from your location

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

HR5726 is circumpolar and transits at 01:24 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)

Distance of HR5726 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5726 is distant 2,650.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

813.01 pc
2,650.41 ly
-12 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5726

HR5726 belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5726 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5726. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5726