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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:03 | Tran: 22:55 | Set: 8:51
Alt: 66.17°   Az: 127.40°   Direction: South-East

HR6538 is a main-sequence star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6538 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its faintness, HR6538 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR6538 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR6538 star
DSS2 image of HR6538. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6538 during the next 1000 years (-3.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


17h 32m 54s
+34° 15’ 16”
22h 28m 36s
16h 01m 30s


17h 32m 01s
+34° 16’ 14”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6538 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6538.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6538 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6538. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6538 is distant 77.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.

23.70 pc
77.25 ly
-52 km/s
-0.233 arcsec/y
0.05 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6538 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.7°
Max altitude: 72.8°
Azimuth: 304.3°