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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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HR6499

Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:55 | Tran: 22:30 | Set: 7:09
Alt: 41.88°   Az: 261.26°   Direction: West

HR6499 is a multiple sub-giant star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6499 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR6499 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 HR6499 star
DSS2 image of HR6499. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6499 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 26m 59s
+26° 51’ 32”
03h 42m 19s
21h 09m 19s

J2000

17h 26m 00s
+26° 52’ 44”

Galactic Coordinates

49.95°
29.69°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6499 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6499.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.41
Sub-giant

-0.17
A5IV
9028K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6499 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6499. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6499 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6499 double sysyem:

6.41
11.41
5
49.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6499 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

207.47
676.35
-27 km/s
0.008 arcsec/y
0.023"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO85080
SAO85080

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6499 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.1°
Max altitude: 65.4°
Azimuth: 296.9°