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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 12.0°   Azimuth: 48.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5741 is a giant star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5741 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5741 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 HR5741 is -0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5741 star
DSS2 image of HR5741. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5741 during the next 1000 years (-1.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.93 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5741


HR5741 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.0°
Azimuth: 48.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5741

HR5741 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 HR5741 are provided in the following table:

15h 26m 17s
+34° 20’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5741 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5741 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5741.

Visibility of HR5741 from your location

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

Today's HR5741 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.7°
Max altitude: 72.9°
Azimuth: 304.3°

Distance of HR5741 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5741 is distant 489.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

150.15 pc
489.49 ly
-48 km/s
-0.114 arcsec/year
0.056 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5741

HR5741 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5741 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5741. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5741