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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6466

Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:18 | Tran: 22:10 | Set: 7:05
Alt: 0.89°   Az: 41.19°   Direction: North-East

HR6466 is a double hypergiant star of spectral class G0 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6466 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR6466 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 HR6466 star
DSS2 image of HR6466. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6466 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 22m 28s
+28° 44’ 07”
15h 14m 43s
08h 37m 11s

J2000

17h 21m 31s
+28° 45’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates

51.71°
31.18°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6466 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6466.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.35
Hypergiant

0.27
G0III
5602K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6466. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6466 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6466 double sysyem:

6.35
8.55
2.2
0.6 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6466 is distant 535.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

164.20
535.30
-6 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
0.006"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO85028
SAO85028

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6466 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.3°
Max altitude: 67.3°
Azimuth: 298.7°