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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR5737

HR5737 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5737 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5737 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5737:

5.79
Giant
HR5737 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 64°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5737

HR5737 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5737 are provided in the following table:

15h 22m 38s
+63° 20’ 29”
99.48°
46.3°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5737 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5737.

Visibility of HR5737 from your location

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

HR5737 is circumpolar and transits at 06:18 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5737

The image below is a photograph of HR5737 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR5737 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.091 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5737 star
DSS2 image of HR5737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5737 during the next 1000 years (-0.22 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.52 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5737 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5737 is distant 379.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

116.41 pc
379.51 ly
-46 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.091 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5737

HR5737 belongs to spectral class K4

0.46
K4
4176K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5737 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5737

SAO16713
SAO16713