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HR6525 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6525 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6525 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 HR6525:

Bright giant
HR6525 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6525

HR6525 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6525 are provided in the following table:

17h 35m 34s
-59° 50’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6525 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6525 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6525.

Visibility of HR6525 from your location

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

HR6525 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6525

The image below is a photograph of HR6525 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 HR6525 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6525 star
DSS2 image of HR6525. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6525 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6525 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6525 is distant 1,399.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

429.18 pc
1,399.14 ly
-9 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6525

HR6525 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6525 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6525. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6525