HR6356 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6356 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6356 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 HR6356:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6356
HR6356 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6356 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6356 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6356 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6356 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6356
The image below is a photograph of HR6356 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 HR6356 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6356 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6356 is distant 1,448.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6356
HR6356 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6356 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.