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HR6323 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6323 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6323 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 HR6323:

HR6323 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6323

HR6323 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 HR6323 are provided in the following table:

17h 03m 41s
-47° 09’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6323 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6323 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6323.

Visibility of HR6323 from your location

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

HR6323 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6323

The image below is a photograph of HR6323 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 HR6323 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6323 star
DSS2 image of HR6323. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6323 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6323 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6323 is distant 619.77 light years from the Sun

190.11 pc
619.77 ly
0.005 arcsec/year
0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6323

HR6323 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6323 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6323. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6323 star system properties

HR6323 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 HR6323 double sysyem:

6.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6323