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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:37 | Tran: 0:51 | Set: 10:10
Altitude: 17.5°   Azimuth: 61.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6528 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6528 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its faintness, HR6528 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6528

Finder chart HR6528 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6528.

HR6528 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 HR6528 are provided in the following table:

17h 30m 55s
+31° 09’ 29”
Image of HR6528 star
DSS2 image of HR6528. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6528 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6528


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6528 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6528. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6528 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6528 is distant 376.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

115.61 pc
376.88 ly
-26 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6528


Visibility of HR6528 from your location

Today's HR6528 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.8°
Max altitude: 69.7°
Azimuth: 301.2°