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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:52 | Tran: 0:15 | Set: 9:41
Altitude: 27.5°   Azimuth: 287.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6336 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6336 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its faintness, HR6336 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 HR6336

Finder chart HR6336 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6336.

HR6336 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 HR6336 are provided in the following table:

17h 02m 17s
+31° 53’ 04”
Image of HR6336 star
DSS2 image of HR6336. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6336 during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6336



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6336 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6336. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6336 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6336 is distant 334.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

102.67 pc
334.70 ly
-13 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6336


Visibility of HR6336 from your location

Today's HR6336 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.1°
Max altitude: 70.4°
Azimuth: 301.9°