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Altitude: -57.0°   Azimuth: 209.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR6565 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Apus.

HR6565 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6565 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 HR6565:


HR6565 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -57.0°
Azimuth: 209.2°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6565

HR6565 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 HR6565 are provided in the following table:

17h 44m 19s
-72° 13’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6565 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6565 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6565.

Visibility of HR6565 from your location

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

HR6565 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6565

The image below is a photograph of HR6565 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 HR6565 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.113 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6565 star
DSS2 image of HR6565. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6565 during the next 1000 years (-0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.88 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6565 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6565 is distant 143.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

44.11 pc
143.80 ly
35 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.113 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6565

HR6565 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6565 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6565. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6565 star system properties

HR6565 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6565 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6565