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HR6359

HR6359 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6359 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6359 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 HR6359:

6.37
Giant
HR6359 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6359

HR6359 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 HR6359 are provided in the following table:

17h 06m 13s
+10° 27’ 15”
30.51°
28.07°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6359 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6359 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6359.

Visibility of HR6359 from your location

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

Today's HR6359 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.5°
Max altitude: 49.0°
Azimuth: 280.5°
HR6359 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6359

The image below is a photograph of HR6359 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 HR6359 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6359 star
DSS2 image of HR6359. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6359 during the next 10000 years (8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6359 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6359 is distant 380.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

116.82 pc
380.84 ly
-24 km/s
0.049 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6359

HR6359 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.03
G8III
5078K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6359 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6359. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6359

SAO102592
SAO102592