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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR6601

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:14 | Tran: 22:36 | Set: 4:02
Alt: -32.32°   Az: 304.07°   Direction: North-West

HR6601 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6601 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR6601 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.

Image of HR6601 star
DSS2 image of HR6601. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6601 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 45m 06s
-07° 05’ 19”
09h 00m 31s
02h 45m 38s

J2000

17h 43m 46s
-07° 04’ 45”

Galactic Coordinates

18.67°
11.58°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6601 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6601.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.3
Main-sequence

-1.85
B1V
6989K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6601 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6601. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6601 is distant 1,393.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

427.35
1,393.16
-26 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y
-0.006"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO141832
SAO141832

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6601 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°