HR6308 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6308 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6308 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 HR6308:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6308
HR6308 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 HR6308 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6308 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6308 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6308 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6308
The image below is a photograph of HR6308 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 HR6308 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6308 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6308 is distant 482.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6308
HR6308 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6308 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.