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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR6593 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6593 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6593 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 HR6593:

HR6593 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6593

HR6593 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6593 are provided in the following table:

17h 43m 17s
-27° 53’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6593 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6593 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6593.

Visibility of HR6593 from your location

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

Today's HR6593 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.9°
Max altitude: 10.6°
Azimuth: 242.1°
HR6593 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6593

The image below is a photograph of HR6593 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 HR6593 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6593 star
DSS2 image of HR6593. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6593 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6593 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6593 is distant 2,936.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

900.90 pc
2,936.94 ly
-26 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6593

HR6593 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6593 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6593. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6593