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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:10 | Tran: 22:03 | Set: 5:00
Alt: 6.97°   Az: 278.66°   Direction: West

HR6433 is a bright giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6433 visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its faintness, HR6433 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.

Image of HR6433 star
DSS2 image of HR6433. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6433 during the next 1000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.58 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


17h 19m 46s
+10° 50’ 24”
06h 09m 39s
23h 29m 26s


17h 18m 37s
+10° 51’ 51”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6433 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6433.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6433 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6433. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6433 is distant 690.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

40 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6433 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.2°
Max altitude: 49.4°
Azimuth: 280.8°