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HR6354

HR6354 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6354 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6354 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 HR6354:

6.29
Hypergiant
HR6354 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6354

HR6354 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6354 are provided in the following table:

17h 06m 53s
-26° 30’ 47”
357.24°
8.47°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6354 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6354 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6354.

Visibility of HR6354 from your location

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

Today's HR6354 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.5°
Max altitude: 12.0°
Azimuth: 243.5°
HR6354 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6354

The image below is a photograph of HR6354 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 HR6354 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6354 star
DSS2 image of HR6354. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6354 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6354 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6354 is distant 1,293.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

396.83 pc
1,293.65 ly
-24 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6354

HR6354 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-1.70
A0III
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6354 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6354. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6354

SAO185033
SAO185033