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HR6564

HR6564 is a star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6564 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6564 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 HR6564:

6.38
HR6564 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 13°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6564

HR6564 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 HR6564 are provided in the following table:

17h 36m 07s
+28° 11’ 04”
52.14°
27.94°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6564 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6564 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6564.

Visibility of HR6564 from your location

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

Today's HR6564 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.8°
Max altitude: 66.7°
Azimuth: 298.2°
HR6564 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6564

The image below is a photograph of HR6564 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 HR6564 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6564 star
DSS2 image of HR6564. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6564 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6564 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6564 is distant 419.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

128.70 pc
419.56 ly
-34 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6564

HR6564 belongs to spectral class K5

0.83
K5
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6564 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6564. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6564

SAO85236
SAO85236