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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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HR6337

Altitude: 37.6°   Azimuth: 118.2°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6337 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6337 visual magnitude is 4.98. Because of its moderate brightness, HR6337 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6337 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6337 star
DSS2 image of HR6337. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6337 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6337

4.98
Giant

HR6337 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 37.6°
Azimuth: 118.2°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6337

HR6337 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 HR6337 are provided in the following table:

17h 03m 07s
+14° 05’ 30”
33.95°
30.26°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6337 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6337 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6337.

Visibility of HR6337 from your location

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

Today's HR6337 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.9°
Max altitude: 52.6°
Azimuth: 284.1°

Distance of HR6337 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6337 is distant 409.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

125.47 pc
409.03 ly
43 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.064 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6337

HR6337 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.51
M3III
3649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6337 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6337. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6337

SAO102553
SAO102553