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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:01 | Tran: 23:14 | Set: 6:30
Altitude: 42.0°   Azimuth: 126.6°   Direction: South-East

HR6604 is a bright giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6604 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its faintness, HR6604 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.

HR6604 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6604 star
DSS2 image of HR6604. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6604 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

17h 44m 29s
+14° 17’ 07”
21h 26m 45s

J2000 Coordinates

17h 43m 22s
+14° 17’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6604 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6604.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6604 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6604. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6604 is distant 371.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

113.90 pc
371.30 ly
-42 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
0.023 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6604 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.7°
Max altitude: 52.8°
Azimuth: 284.3°