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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR6726

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:15 | Tran: 0:54 | Set: 10:36
Altitude: -4.4°   Azimuth: 11.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6726 is a giant star of spectral class K6 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6726 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its faintness, HR6726 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 HR6726

Finder chart HR6726 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6726.

HR6726 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 HR6726 are provided in the following table:

18h 00m 36s
+33° 12’ 50”
59.24°
24.43°
Hercules
Image of HR6726 star
DSS2 image of HR6726. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6726 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6726

5.99
Giant

-0.81
K6
3779K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6726 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6726. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6726 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6726 is distant 746.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

228.83 pc
746.00 ly
-16 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6726

SAO66551
SAO66551

Visibility of HR6726 from your location

Today's HR6726 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.8°
Max altitude: 71.7°
Azimuth: 303.2°