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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
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Altitude: 79.2°   Azimuth: 101.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6467 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6467 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6467 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR6467:


HR6467 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 79.2°
Azimuth: 101.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6467

HR6467 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6467 are provided in the following table:

17h 20m 33s
+48° 11’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6467 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6467 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6467.

Visibility of HR6467 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR6467 is circumpolar and transits at 12:16 UTC (altitude: 86.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6467

The image below is a photograph of HR6467 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR6467 is 0.19 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6467 star
DSS2 image of HR6467. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6467 during the next 1000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.32 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6467 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6467 is distant 130.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

40.06 pc
130.61 ly
31 km/s
0.19 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6467

HR6467 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6467 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6467. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6467