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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: 47.2°   Azimuth: 56.2°   Direction: North-East

HR5748 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5748 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5748 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 HR5748:


HR5748 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.2°
Azimuth: 56.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5748

HR5748 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 HR5748 are provided in the following table:

15h 26m 32s
+54° 01’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5748 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5748 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5748.

Visibility of HR5748 from your location

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

HR5748 is circumpolar and transits at 10:54 UTC (altitude: 87.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5748

The image below is a photograph of HR5748 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 HR5748 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5748 star
DSS2 image of HR5748. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5748 during the next 10000 years (8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5748 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5748 is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

111.23 pc
362.63 ly
-5 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5748

HR5748 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5748 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5748. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5748