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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR6227

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:21 | Tran: 21:42 | Set: 5:06
Alt: -22.52°   Az: 7.60°   Direction: North

HR6227 is a variable giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6227 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR6227 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.

Image of HR6227 star
DSS2 image of HR6227. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6227 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 46m 29s
+15° 42’ 06”
12h 29m 08s
05h 15m 38s

J2000

16h 45m 22s
+15° 44’ 43”

Galactic Coordinates

33.78°
34.86°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6227 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6227.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.56
Giant

-0.44
M3III
3568K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6227 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6227. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6227 is distant 516.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

158.48
516.64
-19 km/s
0.027 arcsec/y
-0.043"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO102365
SAO102365

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6227 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.3°
Max altitude: 54.2°
Azimuth: 285.7°