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HR6524

HR6524 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6524 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6524 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 HR6524:

5.59
Giant
HR6524 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6524

HR6524 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6524 are provided in the following table:

17h 31m 21s
+02° 43’ 27”
26.03°
19.03°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6524 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6524 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6524.

Visibility of HR6524 from your location

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

Today's HR6524 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.3°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.7°
HR6524 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6524

The image below is a photograph of HR6524 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 HR6524 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6524 star
DSS2 image of HR6524. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6524 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6524 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6524 is distant 372.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

114.29 pc
372.57 ly
-29 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6524

HR6524 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.30
G8III
5163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6524 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6524. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6524

SAO122465
SAO122465