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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:39 | Tran: 0:55 | Set: 2:15
Altitude: -13.7°   Azimuth: 226.6°   Direction: South-West

HR6583 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6583 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its faintness, HR6583 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 HR6583

Finder chart HR6583 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6583.

HR6583 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 HR6583 are provided in the following table:

17h 42m 51s
-36° 56’ 44”
Image of HR6583 star
DSS2 image of HR6583. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6583 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6583


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6583 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6583. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6583 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6583 is distant 541.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

166.11 pc
541.53 ly
-4 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6583


Visibility of HR6583 from your location

Today's HR6583 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.9°
Max altitude: 1.6°
Azimuth: 233.1°