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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6361

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:06 | Tran: 21:55 | Set: 3:49
Alt: -24.80°   Az: 58.11°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6361 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A9 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6361 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR6361 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.

Image of HR6361 star
DSS2 image of HR6361. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6361 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 08m 09s
-01° 41’ 14”
15h 21m 48s
08h 29m 57s

J2000

17h 06m 52s
-01° 39’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates

18.76°
22.26°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6361 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6361.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.38
Main-sequence

1.66
A9V
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6361 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6361. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6361 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6361 double sysyem:

6.38
9.78
3.4
20.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6361 is distant 286.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

87.87
286.47
7 km/s
0.033 arcsec/y
-0.036"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO141522
SAO141522

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6361 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.7°
Max altitude: 36.8°
Azimuth: 268.3°