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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -10.8°   Azimuth: 150.7°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6558 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6558 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR6558 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.

HR6558 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR6558 star
DSS2 image of HR6558. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6558 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

17h 39m 54s
-42° 53’ 34”
21h 14m 08s

J2000 Coordinates

17h 38m 08s
-42° 52’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6558 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6558.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6558 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6558. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6558 is distant 692.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

212.31 pc
692.14 ly
13 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
-0.041 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR6558 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK