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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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HR6655

Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:24 | Tran: 23:25 | Set: 7:31
Altitude: 50.5°   Azimuth: 124.4°   Direction: South-East

HR6655 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A9 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6655 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its faintness, HR6655 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.

HR6655 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 HR6655 star
DSS2 image of HR6655. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6655 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

17h 51m 50s
+22° 18’ 40”

J2000 Coordinates

17h 50m 48s
+22° 18’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

47.23°
22.86°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6655 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6655.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.98
Main-sequence

1.03
A9V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6655 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6655. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6655 is distant 318.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

97.56 pc
318.05 ly
4 km/s
0.014 arcsec/y
-0.016 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO85468
SAO85468

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6655 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.7°
Max altitude: 60.8°
Azimuth: 292.3°