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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR6535 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6535 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6535 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 HR6535:

HR6535 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6535

HR6535 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6535 are provided in the following table:

17h 34m 42s
-32° 34’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6535 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6535 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6535.

Visibility of HR6535 from your location

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

Today's HR6535 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.6°
Max altitude: 5.9°
Azimuth: 237.4°
HR6535 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6535

The image below is a photograph of HR6535 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 HR6535 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6535 star
DSS2 image of HR6535. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6535 during the next 100000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6535 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6535 is distant 3,395.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

1,041.67 pc
3,395.83 ly
-4 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6535

HR6535 belongs to spectral class O7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6535 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6535. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6535 star system properties

HR6535 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6535 double sysyem:

5.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6535