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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 71.9°   Azimuth: 113.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6264 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6264 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR6264 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.

HR6264 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR6264 star
DSS2 image of HR6264. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6264 during the next 10000 years (-12.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

16h 51m 23s
+41° 51’ 22”

J2000 Coordinates

16h 50m 36s
+41° 53’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6264 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6264.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6264 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6264. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6264 is distant 404.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

124.22 pc
404.97 ly
-37 km/s
-0.074 arcsec/y
0.07 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR6264 is circumpolar and transits at 21:25 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)