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HR5754

Altitude: 78.5°   Azimuth: 343.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR5754 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5754 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5754 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 HR5754 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5754 star
DSS2 image of HR5754. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5754 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5754

6.5
Sub-giant

HR5754 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 78.5°
Azimuth: 343.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5754

HR5754 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 HR5754 are provided in the following table:

15h 27m 40s
+62° 16’ 32”
97.74°
46.48°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5754 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5754 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5754.

Visibility of HR5754 from your location

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

HR5754 is circumpolar and transits at 04:57 UTC (altitude: 79.2°)

Distance of HR5754 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5754 is distant 271.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

83.26 pc
271.44 ly
-5 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5754

HR5754 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.90
A5IV
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5754 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5754. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5754

SAO16740
SAO16740