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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6444

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 33.50°   Az: 292.01°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6444 is a giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6444 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its faintness, HR6444 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 HR6444 star
DSS2 image of HR6444. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6444 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 12.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 19m 12s
+38° 47’ 12”
05h 30m 45s
22h 49m 58s

J2000

17h 18m 23s
+38° 48’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates

63.18°
34.03°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6444 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6444.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.94
Giant

0.98
G7
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6444 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6444. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6444 is distant 319.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

98.04
319.61
-38 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
0.077"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO65930
SAO65930

Visibility from Your Location

HR6444 is circumpolar and transits at 21:06 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)