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HR6541

HR6541 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6541 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6541 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 HR6541:

5.64
Main-sequence
HR6541 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 57°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6541

HR6541 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 HR6541 are provided in the following table:

17h 33m 22s
+19° 15’ 24”
42.48°
25.53°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6541 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6541 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6541.

Visibility of HR6541 from your location

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

Today's HR6541 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.7°
Max altitude: 57.8°
Azimuth: 289.3°
HR6541 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6541

The image below is a photograph of HR6541 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 HR6541 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.09 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6541 star
DSS2 image of HR6541. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6541 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6541 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6541 is distant 119.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 59 kilometers per second.

36.68 pc
119.59 ly
-59 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.09 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6541

HR6541 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.82
F6V
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6541 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6541. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6541

SAO102912
SAO102912