We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Your support helps us pay the server bills » Donate
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:29
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Ara » 

HR6323

Altitude: -18.0°   Azimuth: 214.0°   Direction: South-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR6323

6.06
Main-sequence

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

Altitude: -18.0°
Azimuth: 214.0°
Direction: South-West

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”
340.33°
-3.45°
Ara

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

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.

-0.34
A2V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6323 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell 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:

6.06
12.06
6
6.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6323

SAO227588
SAO227588