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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6517

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:05 | Tran: 22:17 | Set: 0:28
Alt: -21.03°   Az: 118.16°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6517 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6517 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its faintness, HR6517 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 HR6517 star
DSS2 image of HR6517. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6517 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 33m 24s
-33° 43’ 08”
18h 33m 28s
12h 06m 53s

J2000

17h 31m 47s
-33° 42’ 10”

Galactic Coordinates

354.39°
-0.05°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6517 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6517.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.44
Giant

0.99
K2III
4328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6517 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6517. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6517 is distant 400.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

123.00
400.98
-34 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/y
-0.015"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO208921
SAO208921

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6517 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.7°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.3°