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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6599

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 11.92°   Az: 329.72°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6599 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6599 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR6599 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR6599 star
DSS2 image of HR6599. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6599 during the next 10000 years (9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 41m 22s
+43° 27’ 34”
09h 08m 41s
02h 50m 04s

J2000

17h 40m 37s
+43° 28’ 14”

Galactic Coordinates

69.44°
30.67°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6599 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6599.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.59

1.21
K2
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6599. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6599 is distant 387.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

118.91
387.63
-29 km/s
0.056 arcsec/y
0.061"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO46883
SAO46883

Visibility from Your Location

HR6599 is circumpolar and transits at 21:25 UTC (altitude: 82.0°)