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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
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Altitude: 63.1°   Azimuth: 17.3°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6735 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6735 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6735 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 HR6735:


HR6735 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.1°
Azimuth: 17.3°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6735

HR6735 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6735 are provided in the following table:

17h 54m 26s
+75° 10’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6735 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6735 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6735.

Visibility of HR6735 from your location

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

HR6735 is circumpolar and transits at 12:34 UTC (altitude: 66.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6735

The image below is a photograph of HR6735 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 HR6735 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6735 star
DSS2 image of HR6735. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6735 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6735 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6735 is distant 478.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

146.84 pc
478.71 ly
-18 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6735

HR6735 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6735 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6735. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6735