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HR6711

HR6711 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6711 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6711 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 HR6711:

6
Giant
HR6711 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 61°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6711

HR6711 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 HR6711 are provided in the following table:

17h 58m 42s
+36° 17’ 16”
62.37°
25.69°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6711 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6711 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6711.

Visibility of HR6711 from your location

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

Today's HR6711 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.7°
Max altitude: 74.8°
Azimuth: 306.3°
HR6711 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6711

The image below is a photograph of HR6711 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 HR6711 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.055 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6711 star
DSS2 image of HR6711. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6711 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6711 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6711 is distant 346.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

106.16 pc
346.07 ly
10 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.055 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6711

HR6711 belongs to spectral class G5

0.87
G5
4892K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6711 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6711. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6711

SAO66531
SAO66531