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HR6764

HR6764 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6764 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6764 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 HR6764:

6.52
Main-sequence
HR6764 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 58°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6764

HR6764 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 HR6764 are provided in the following table:

18h 04m 43s
+40° 05’ 03”
66.78°
25.56°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6764 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6764 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6764.

Visibility of HR6764 from your location

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

HR6764 is circumpolar and transits at 13:09 UTC (altitude: 78.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6764

The image below is a photograph of HR6764 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 HR6764 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6764 star
DSS2 image of HR6764. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6764 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6764 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6764 is distant 163.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

50.18 pc
163.57 ly
-1 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6764

HR6764 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.02
F7V
6576K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6764 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6764. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6764

SAO47193
SAO47193