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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:49  
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HR6330 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6330 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6330 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 HR6330:

HR6330 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 52°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6330

HR6330 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6330 are provided in the following table:

16h 59m 21s
+56° 41’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6330 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6330 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6330.

Visibility of HR6330 from your location

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

HR6330 is circumpolar and transits at 00:22 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6330

The image below is a photograph of HR6330 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 HR6330 is -0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6330 star
DSS2 image of HR6330. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6330 during the next 10000 years (-8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6330 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6330 is distant 296.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

90.99 pc
296.63 ly
-15 km/s
-0.051 arcsec/year
0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6330

HR6330 belongs to spectral class K1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6330 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6330. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6330