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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR6357 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Apus.

HR6357 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6357 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 HR6357:

HR6357 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6357

HR6357 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 HR6357 are provided in the following table:

17h 12m 19s
-70° 43’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6357 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6357 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6357.

Visibility of HR6357 from your location

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

HR6357 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6357

The image below is a photograph of HR6357 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 HR6357 is 0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6357 star
DSS2 image of HR6357. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6357 during the next 10000 years (6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6357 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6357 is distant 227.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

69.93 pc
227.97 ly
-24 km/s
0.041 arcsec/year
-0.079 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6357

HR6357 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6357 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6357. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6357