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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:42 | Tran: 22:58 | Set: 4:19
Altitude: 19.4°   Azimuth: 133.3°   Direction: South-East

HR6504 is a sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6504 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR6504 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.

HR6504 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 HR6504 star
DSS2 image of HR6504. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6504 during the next 1000 years (-1.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.13 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

17h 29m 22s
-08° 13’ 36”
21h 03m 09s

J2000 Coordinates

17h 28m 02s
-08° 12’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6504 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6504.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6504 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6504. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6504 is distant 297.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 64 kilometers per second.

91.16 pc
297.17 ly
-64 km/s
-0.081 arcsec/y
-0.128 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6504 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.2°
Max altitude: 30.3°
Azimuth: 261.8°