HR6340 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6340 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6340 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 HR6340:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6340
HR6340 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6340 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6340 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6340 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6340
The image below is a photograph of HR6340 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 HR6340 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6340 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6340 is distant 397.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6340
HR6340 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6340 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.