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HR6570

HR6570 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6570 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6570 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 HR6570:

6.02
Main-sequence
HR6570 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 68°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6570

HR6570 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 HR6570 are provided in the following table:

17h 36m 36s
+30° 47’ 07”
55°
28.59°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6570 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6570 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6570.

Visibility of HR6570 from your location

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

Today's HR6570 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.2°
Max altitude: 69.3°
Azimuth: 300.8°
HR6570 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6570

The image below is a photograph of HR6570 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 HR6570 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6570 star
DSS2 image of HR6570. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6570 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6570 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6570 is distant 216.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

66.36 pc
216.32 ly
-17 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6570

HR6570 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.91
A5V
8486K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6570 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6570. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6570

SAO66175
SAO66175