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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:49 | Tran: 22:29 | Set: 3:14
Altitude: 13.4°   Azimuth: 136.3°   Direction: South-East

HR6302 is a sub-giant star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6302 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR6302 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR6302 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 HR6302 star
DSS2 image of HR6302. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6302 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

17h 00m 05s
-14° 54’ 19”
21h 02m 11s

J2000 Coordinates

16h 58m 41s
-14° 52’ 10”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6302 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6302.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6302 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6302. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6302 is distant 157.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

48.38 pc
157.72 ly
-13 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/y
-0.03 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6302 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.9°
Max altitude: 23.7°
Azimuth: 255.1°