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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -42.9°   Azimuth: 239.1°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6547 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6547 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its faintness, HR6547 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6547

Finder chart HR6547 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6547.

HR6547 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6547 are provided in the following table:

17h 37m 27s
-50° 03’ 36”
Image of HR6547 star
DSS2 image of HR6547. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6547 during the next 1000 years (-0.15 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.65 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6547


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6547 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6547. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6547 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6547 is distant 345.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

106.04 pc
345.71 ly
3 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.099 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6547


Visibility of HR6547 from your location

HR6547 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK