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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:52 | Tran: 23:59 | Set: 8:10
Altitude: -5.3°   Azimuth: 318.4°   Direction: North-West

HR6430 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Hercules.

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

Finder chart HR6430 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR6430



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

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

Alternative designations of HR6430


Visibility of HR6430 from your location

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

Azimuth: 66.9°
Max altitude: 61.6°
Azimuth: 293.1°