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HR6652

HR6652 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6652 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6652 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 HR6652:

6.45
Main-sequence
HR6652 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6652

HR6652 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 HR6652 are provided in the following table:

17h 52m 55s
-35° 01’ 06”
355.57°
-4.45°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6652 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6652 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6652.

Visibility of HR6652 from your location

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

Today's HR6652 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.0°
Max altitude: 3.5°
Azimuth: 235.0°
HR6652 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6652

The image below is a photograph of HR6652 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 HR6652 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6652 star
DSS2 image of HR6652. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6652 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6652 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6652 is distant 1,031.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

316.46 pc
1,031.65 ly
-9 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6652

HR6652 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.05
B9V
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6652 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6652. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6652

SAO209401
SAO209401