HR6297 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6297 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6297 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 HR6297:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6297
HR6297 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6297 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6297 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6297 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6297
The image below is a photograph of HR6297 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 HR6297 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6297 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6297 is distant 165.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6297
HR6297 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6297 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6297 star system properties
HR6297 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 HR6297 double sysyem: