HR6368 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6368 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6368 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 HR6368:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6368
HR6368 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 HR6368 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6368 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6368 from your location
HR6368 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6368
The image below is a photograph of HR6368 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 HR6368 is -0.18 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6368 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6368 is distant 326.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6368
HR6368 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6368 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6368 star system properties
HR6368 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6368 double sysyem: