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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR6325 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6325 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6325 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR6325:

HR6325 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 54°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6325

HR6325 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6325 are provided in the following table:

17h 00m 58s
+22° 37’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6325 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6325 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6325.

Visibility of HR6325 from your location

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

Today's HR6325 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.4°
Max altitude: 61.2°
Azimuth: 292.6°
HR6325 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6325

The image below is a photograph of HR6325 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR6325 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6325 star
DSS2 image of HR6325. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6325 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6325 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6325 is distant 3,046.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

934.58 pc
3,046.73 ly
11 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6325

HR6325 belongs to spectral class K3


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6325 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6325. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6325