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HR6352

HR6352 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6352 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6352 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 HR6352:

6.17
Main-sequence
HR6352 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 52°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6352

HR6352 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 HR6352 are provided in the following table:

17h 04m 41s
+19° 35’ 57”
40.08°
31.97°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6352 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6352 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6352.

Visibility of HR6352 from your location

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

Today's HR6352 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.4°
Max altitude: 58.1°
Azimuth: 289.6°
HR6352 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6352

The image below is a photograph of HR6352 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 HR6352 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6352 star
DSS2 image of HR6352. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6352 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6352 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6352 is distant 600.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

184.16 pc
600.37 ly
-24 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6352

HR6352 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.16
B9V
10252K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6352 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6352. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6352 star system properties

HR6352 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6352 double sysyem:

6.17
9.17
3
1.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6352

SAO102579
SAO102579