HR6303 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6303 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6303 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 HR6303:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6303
HR6303 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6303 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6303 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6303 from your location
HR6303 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6303
The image below is a photograph of HR6303 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 HR6303 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6303 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6303 is distant 1,895.35 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR6303
HR6303 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6303 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.