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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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HR6349

Altitude: 18.3°   Azimuth: 113.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6349 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6349 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6349 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 HR6349 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.338 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6349 star
DSS2 image of HR6349. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6349 during the next 1000 years (-0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.63 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6349

6.01
Sub-giant

HR6349 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.3°
Azimuth: 113.3°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6349

HR6349 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 HR6349 are provided in the following table:

17h 05m 16s
+00° 42’ 09”
20.77°
23.78°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6349 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6349 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6349.

Visibility of HR6349 from your location

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

Today's HR6349 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.3°
Max altitude: 39.2°
Azimuth: 270.7°

Distance of HR6349 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6349 is distant 66.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

20.38 pc
66.45 ly
-18 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.338 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6349

HR6349 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

4.46
F8IV
6047K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6349 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6349. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6349

SAO122056
SAO122056
Gl 654.1