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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:28 | Tran: 23:25 | Set: 7:26
Alt: -1.63°   Az: 308.93°   Direction: North-West

HR6763 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6763 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR6763 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.

HR6763 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6763 star
DSS2 image of HR6763. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6763 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 06m 32s
+21° 39’ 01”
08h 12m 50s
02h 19m 22s


18h 05m 30s
+21° 38’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6763 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6763.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6763 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6763. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6763 is distant 412.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

126.58 pc
412.66 ly
-35 km/s
0.015 arcsec/y
0.009 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6763 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.3°
Max altitude: 60.2°
Azimuth: 291.7°