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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: -18.0°   Azimuth: 15.1°   Direction: North-North-East

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR6541


HR6541 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.0°
Azimuth: 15.1°
Direction: North-North-East

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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.7°
Max altitude: 57.8°
Azimuth: 289.3°

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.


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