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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:04 south
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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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR6349:

HR6349 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 10°.

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”

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°
HR6349 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6349

The image below is a photograph of HR6349 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 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);

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.


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

Gl 654.1