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HR6529

HR6529 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR6529 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6529 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 HR6529:

5.72
Giant
HR6529 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 46°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6529

HR6529 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6529 are provided in the following table:

17h 19m 36s
+80° 08’ 11”
112.37°
30.58°
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6529 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6529 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6529.

Visibility of HR6529 from your location

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

HR6529 is circumpolar and transits at 19:23 UTC (altitude: 61.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6529

The image below is a photograph of HR6529 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 HR6529 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6529 star
DSS2 image of HR6529. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6529 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6529 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6529 is distant 990.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

303.95 pc
990.88 ly
-7 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6529

HR6529 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.69
K5III
3794K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6529 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6529. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6529

SAO2859
SAO2859