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HR6320

HR6320 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6320 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6320 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 HR6320:

5.73
Sub-giant
HR6320 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6320

HR6320 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 HR6320 are provided in the following table:

17h 04m 24s
-57° 42’ 43”
331.89°
-9.87°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6320 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6320 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6320.

Visibility of HR6320 from your location

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

HR6320 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6320

The image below is a photograph of HR6320 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 HR6320 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6320 star
DSS2 image of HR6320. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6320 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6320 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6320 is distant 722.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

221.73 pc
722.84 ly
3 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6320

HR6320 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-1.00
B5IV
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6320 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6320. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6320

SAO244401
SAO244401