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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR6450

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:52 | Tran: 0:43 | Set: 1:39
Altitude: -28.0°   Azimuth: 116.5°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6450 is a multiple supergiant star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6450 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR6450 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 HR6450

Finder chart HR6450 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6450.

HR6450 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6450 are provided in the following table:

17h 22m 39s
-37° 48’ 17”
349.95°
-0.79°
Scorpius
Image of HR6450 star
DSS2 image of HR6450. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6450 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6450

6.41
Supergiant

and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-23.59
B4I
5815K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6450 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6450. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6450 star system properties

HR6450 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6450 double sysyem:

6.41
12.21
5.8
2.7 arcsec

Distance of HR6450 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6450 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-14 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6450

SAO208740
SAO208740

Visibility of HR6450 from your location

Today's HR6450 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.8°
Max altitude: 0.7°
Azimuth: 232.2°