We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
sleep NighttimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Ophiuchus » 


Altitude: -34.7°   Azimuth: 47.7°   Direction: North-East

HR6534 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6534 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6534 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 HR6534:


HR6534 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -34.7°
Azimuth: 47.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6534

HR6534 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 HR6534 are provided in the following table:

17h 33m 29s
-05° 44’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6534 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6534 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6534.

Visibility of HR6534 from your location

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

Today's HR6534 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6534

The image below is a photograph of HR6534 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 HR6534 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.091 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6534 star
DSS2 image of HR6534. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6534 during the next 1000 years (-0.65 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.52 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6534 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6534 is distant 157.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

48.40 pc
157.79 ly
-26 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.091 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6534

HR6534 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6534 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6534. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6534