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HR 5394

BSC 5394, HD 126271

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)5394
Right Ascension14h 24m 18s
Declination+8° 5' 5"
Distance403 light years
124 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.17
Absolute: +0.96
Spectral ClassK4III orange giant
Optimum VisibilityMay
NotesThis orange giant exhibits a degree of variability, though even at its brightest it remains too faint for most observers to detect with the naked eye.

HR 5394 is the southernmost and faintest of a chain of three stars (which are actually unrelated to one another) on the southern edge of Boötes. The star northward of HR 5394 in the chain is white HR 5388, while the northernmost and brightest of the three is another white star, fifth-magnitude HR 5386. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas