HR6347 is a double supergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6347 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6347 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 HR6347:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6347
HR6347 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 HR6347 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6347 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6347 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6347 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 HR6347
The image below is a photograph of HR6347 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 HR6347 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6347 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6347 is distant 1,194.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6347
HR6347 belongs to spectral class O9 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6347 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6347 star system properties
HR6347 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 HR6347 double sysyem: