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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:51  
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SunsetSet: 20:04
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Altitude: 23.9°   Azimuth: 43.7°   Direction: North-East

HR5830 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Boötes.

HR5830 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5830 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 HR5830 is 0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.126 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5830 star
DSS2 image of HR5830. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5830 during the next 1000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.10 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5830


HR5830 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 43.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5830

HR5830 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 HR5830 are provided in the following table:

15h 38m 16s
+46° 47’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5830 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5830 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5830.

Visibility of HR5830 from your location

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

HR5830 is circumpolar and transits at 01:39 UTC (altitude: 85.3°)

Distance of HR5830 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5830 is distant 116.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

35.74 pc
116.51 ly
-2 km/s
0.09 arcsec/year
-0.126 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5830

HR5830 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5830 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5830. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5830