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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:59 | Tran: 23:59 | Set: 8:03
Altitude: 5.6°   Azimuth: 298.9°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6364 is a double giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6364 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR6364 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 HR6364

Finder chart HR6364 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6364.

HR6364 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 HR6364 are provided in the following table:

17h 06m 18s
+22° 05’ 03”
Image of HR6364 star
DSS2 image of HR6364. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6364 during the next 1000 years (-1.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.63 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6364


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6364 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6364. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6364 star system properties

HR6364 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6364 double sysyem:

30.3 arcsec

Distance of HR6364 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6364 is distant 357.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 96 kilometers per second.

109.77 pc
357.85 ly
-96 km/s
-0.094 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6364


Visibility of HR6364 from your location

Today's HR6364 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.9°
Max altitude: 60.6°
Azimuth: 292.1°