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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
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HR6514 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6514 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6514 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 HR6514:

HR6514 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 61°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6514

HR6514 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 HR6514 are provided in the following table:

17h 26m 04s
+58° 39’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6514 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6514 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6514.

Visibility of HR6514 from your location

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

HR6514 is circumpolar and transits at 00:56 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6514

The image below is a photograph of HR6514 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 HR6514 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6514 star
DSS2 image of HR6514. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6514 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6514 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6514 is distant 356.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

109.29 pc
356.28 ly
-30 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6514

HR6514 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6514 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6514. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6514