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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 64.9°   Azimuth: 19.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6335 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6335 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6335 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 HR6335 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6335 star
DSS2 image of HR6335. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6335 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6335


HR6335 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.9°
Azimuth: 19.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6335

HR6335 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6335 are provided in the following table:

16h 56m 16s
+73° 07’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6335 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6335 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6335.

Visibility of HR6335 from your location

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

HR6335 is circumpolar and transits at 06:33 UTC (altitude: 68.4°)

Distance of HR6335 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6335 is distant 317.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

97.37 pc
317.43 ly
-13 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6335

HR6335 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6335 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6335. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6335