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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR6737

Below the horizon.  Rise: 13:18 | Tran: 22:57 | Set: 8:41
Alt: -3.10°   Az: 342.01°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6737 is a multiple giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6737 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR6737 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.

Image of HR6737 star
DSS2 image of HR6737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6737 during the next 10000 years (4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 02m 29s
+33° 18’ 45”
10h 33m 21s
04h 35m 51s

J2000

18h 01m 35s
+33° 18’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates

59.41°
24.26°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6737.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.15
Giant

-1.21
K5III
3720K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6737 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6737 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6737 double sysyem:

6.15
12.15
6
14.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6737 is distant 967.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

296.74
967.36
-10 km/s
0.025 arcsec/y
0.023"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO66562
SAO66562

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6737 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.7°
Max altitude: 71.8°
Azimuth: 303.3°