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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:04 | Tran: 23:53 | Set: 9:46
Altitude: -3.8°   Azimuth: 10.4°   Direction: North

HR6222 is a giant star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6222 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its faintness, HR6222 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6222

Finder chart HR6222 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6222.

HR6222 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 HR6222 are provided in the following table:

16h 43m 51s
+34° 02’ 20”
Image of HR6222 star
DSS2 image of HR6222. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6222 during the next 10000 years (-11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6222


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6222 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6222. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6222 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6222 is distant 179.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

54.98 pc
179.22 ly
-10 km/s
-0.071 arcsec/year
0.058 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6222


Visibility of HR6222 from your location

Today's HR6222 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.6°
Azimuth: 304.0°