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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR6496

Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:26 | Tran: 22:20 | Set: 3:17
Alt: 25.57°   Az: 189.10°   Direction: South

HR6496 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6496 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, HR6496 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 HR6496 star
DSS2 image of HR6496. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6496 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 28m 24s
-12° 31’ 54”
00h 33m 37s
18h 02m 02s

J2000

17h 27m 02s
-12° 30’ 44”

Galactic Coordinates

11.74°
12.36°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6496 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6496.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.21
Main-sequence

2.93
F7V
6344K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6496 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6496. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6496 is distant 147.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

45.29
147.64
-40 km/s
0.037 arcsec/y
-0.062"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO160553
SAO160553

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6496 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.5°
Max altitude: 26.0°
Azimuth: 257.5°