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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 29.1°   Azimuth: 52.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5732 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5732 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5732 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 HR5732 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5732 star
DSS2 image of HR5732. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5732 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5732


HR5732 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 52.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5732

HR5732 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 HR5732 are provided in the following table:

15h 24m 05s
+45° 16’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5732 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5732 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5732.

Visibility of HR5732 from your location

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

HR5732 is circumpolar and transits at 01:25 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)

Distance of HR5732 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5732 is distant 482.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

147.93 pc
482.25 ly
-10 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5732

HR5732 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5732 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5732. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5732