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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:23 | Tran: 22:14 | Set: 5:09
Alt: 16.00°   Az: 266.67°   Direction: West

HR6359 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6359 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR6359 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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.

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);

Celestial Coordinates


17h 07m 22s
+10° 25’ 21”
05h 09m 25s
22h 16m 47s


17h 06m 13s
+10° 27’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6359 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6359.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
0.018 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 79.6°
Max altitude: 48.9°
Azimuth: 280.4°