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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR6348 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6348 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6348 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 HR6348:

HR6348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 66°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6348

HR6348 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 HR6348 are provided in the following table:

17h 01m 16s
+60° 38’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6348 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6348 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6348.

Visibility of HR6348 from your location

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

HR6348 is circumpolar and transits at 00:20 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6348

The image below is a photograph of HR6348 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 HR6348 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6348 star
DSS2 image of HR6348. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6348 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6348 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6348 is distant 352.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

108.23 pc
352.81 ly
-17 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
0.058 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6348

HR6348 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6348 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6348. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6348