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HR6430

HR6430 is a star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6430 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6430 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 HR6430:

6.45
HR6430 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 58°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6430

HR6430 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 HR6430 are provided in the following table:

17h 17m 35s
+23° 05’ 26”
45.11°
30.32°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6430 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6430 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6430.

Visibility of HR6430 from your location

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

Today's HR6430 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.9°
Max altitude: 61.6°
Azimuth: 293.1°
HR6430 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6430

The image below is a photograph of HR6430 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 HR6430 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6430 star
DSS2 image of HR6430. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6430 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6430 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6430 is distant 1,781.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

546.45 pc
1,781.42 ly
-15 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6430

HR6430 belongs to spectral class K2

-2.24
K2
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6430 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6430. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6430

SAO84982
SAO84982