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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR6560

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 20.3°   Azimuth: 11.3°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6560 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6560 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR6560 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 HR6560

Finder chart HR6560 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6560.

HR6560 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6560 are provided in the following table:

17h 33m 31s
+57° 33’ 32”
85.87°
32.96°
Draco
Image of HR6560 star
DSS2 image of HR6560. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6560 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6560

6.17
Giant

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

-0.65
G5III
6007K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6560 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6560. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6560 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6560 is distant 754.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

231.48 pc
754.63 ly
-1 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6560

SAO30464
SAO30464

Visibility of HR6560 from your location

HR6560 is circumpolar and transits at 23:42 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)