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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -40.9°   Azimuth: 231.9°   Direction: South-West

HR6530 is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6530 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR6530 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 HR6530

Finder chart HR6530 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6530.

HR6530 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 HR6530 are provided in the following table:

17h 35m 20s
-53° 21’ 10”
Image of HR6530 star
DSS2 image of HR6530. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6530 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6530


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6530 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6530. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6530 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6530 is distant 1,072.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

328.95 pc
1,072.37 ly
7 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6530


Visibility of HR6530 from your location

HR6530 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK