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HR6754

HR6754 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6754 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6754 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 HR6754:

6.34
Hypergiant
HR6754 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 5°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6754

HR6754 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 HR6754 are provided in the following table:

18h 04m 40s
+23° 56’ 32”
50.11°
20.48°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6754 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6754 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6754.

Visibility of HR6754 from your location

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

Today's HR6754 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 62.5°
Azimuth: 293.9°
HR6754 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6754

The image below is a photograph of HR6754 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 HR6754 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6754 star
DSS2 image of HR6754. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6754 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6754 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6754 is distant 202.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

62.03 pc
202.23 ly
-33 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6754

HR6754 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.

2.38
F0IV
7462K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6754 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6754. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6754

SAO85706
SAO85706