HR6344 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6344 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6344 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 HR6344:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6344
HR6344 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 HR6344 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6344 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6344 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6344 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6344
The image below is a photograph of HR6344 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 HR6344 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6344 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6344 is distant 421.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6344
HR6344 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6344 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6344 star system properties
HR6344 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6344 double sysyem: