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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 76.7°   Azimuth: 352.4°   Direction: North

HR6360 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6360 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6360 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 HR6360:


HR6360 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 76.7°
Azimuth: 352.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6360

HR6360 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6360 are provided in the following table:

17h 02m 15s
+64° 36’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6360 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6360 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6360.

Visibility of HR6360 from your location

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

HR6360 is circumpolar and transits at 23:45 UTC (altitude: 76.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6360

The image below is a photograph of HR6360 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 HR6360 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6360 star
DSS2 image of HR6360. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6360 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6360 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6360 is distant 360.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

110.50 pc
360.22 ly
-25 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6360

HR6360 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6360 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6360. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6360