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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR6674

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 81.1°   Azimuth: 118.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6674 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6674 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR6674 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6674

Finder chart HR6674 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6674.

HR6674 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 HR6674 are provided in the following table:

17h 52m 00s
+46° 38’ 35”
73.44°
29.22°
Hercules
Image of HR6674 star
DSS2 image of HR6674. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6674 during the next 1000 years (0.65 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.03 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6674

6.38
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.22
K0III
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6674 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6674. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6674 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6674 is distant 350.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

107.41 pc
350.16 ly
-28 km/s
0.039 arcsec/year
-0.122 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6674

SAO47023
SAO47023

Visibility of HR6674 from your location

HR6674 is circumpolar and transits at 23:37 UTC (altitude: 85.2°)