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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 1.7°   Azimuth: 345.9°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6625 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6625 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its faintness, HR6625 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6625

Finder chart HR6625 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6625.

HR6625 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6625 are provided in the following table:

17h 45m 53s
+38° 52’ 53”
Image of HR6625 star
DSS2 image of HR6625. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6625 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6625



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6625. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6625 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6625 is distant 387.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

118.76 pc
387.17 ly
-12 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6625


Visibility of HR6625 from your location

HR6625 is circumpolar and transits at 23:39 UTC (altitude: 77.4°)