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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 72.6°   Azimuth: 89.4°   Direction: East

HR6753 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6753 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6753 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6753 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6753 star
DSS2 image of HR6753. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6753 during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6753


HR6753 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 72.6°
Azimuth: 89.4°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6753

HR6753 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 HR6753 are provided in the following table:

18h 03m 08s
+48° 27’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6753 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6753 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6753.

Visibility of HR6753 from your location

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

HR6753 is circumpolar and transits at 07:09 UTC (altitude: 87.0°)

Distance of HR6753 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6753 is distant 525.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

161.29 pc
525.81 ly
-13 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6753

HR6753 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6753 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6753. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6753 star system properties

HR6753 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6753 double sysyem:

26.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6753