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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:54 | Tran: 22:28 | Set: 6:06
Alt: 24.11°   Az: 269.00°   Direction: West

HR6452 is a variable giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6452 visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, HR6452 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

HR6452 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6452 star
DSS2 image of HR6452. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6452 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


17h 21m 23s
+18° 02’ 02”
04h 54m 47s
22h 16m 11s


17h 20m 18s
+18° 03’ 25”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6452 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6452.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6452 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6452. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6452 is distant 472.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

144.93 pc
472.46 ly
-46 km/s
0.009 arcsec/y
-0.055 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6452 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.0°
Max altitude: 56.6°
Azimuth: 288.0°