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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:45 | Tran: 1:06 | Set: 8:22
Altitude: 12.5°   Azimuth: 81.4°   Direction: East

HR6722 is a sub-giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6722 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, HR6722 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 HR6722

Finder chart HR6722 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6722.

HR6722 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6722 are provided in the following table:

18h 00m 57s
+15° 05’ 35”
Image of HR6722 star
DSS2 image of HR6722. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6722 during the next 1000 years (-0.98 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.80 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6722


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6722 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6722. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6722 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6722 is distant 146.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

45.05 pc
146.85 ly
4 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/year
-0.108 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6722


Visibility of HR6722 from your location

Today's HR6722 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.9°
Max altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 285.1°