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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:41 | Tran: 0:11 | Set: 7:45
Altitude: -4.1°   Azimuth: 304.6°   Direction: North-West

HR6432 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6432 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its faintness, HR6432 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 HR6432

Finder chart HR6432 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6432.

HR6432 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 HR6432 are provided in the following table:

17h 18m 05s
+17° 19’ 05”
Image of HR6432 star
DSS2 image of HR6432. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6432 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6432


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6432 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6432. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6432 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6432 is distant 401.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

123.15 pc
401.48 ly
4 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6432


Visibility of HR6432 from your location

Today's HR6432 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.7°
Max altitude: 55.8°
Azimuth: 287.3°