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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -55.7°   Azimuth: 99.1°   Direction: East

HR6371 is a double giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6371 visual magnitude is 5.08. Because of its faintness, HR6371 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6371

Finder chart HR6371 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6371.

HR6371 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6371 are provided in the following table:

17h 10m 42s
-44° 33’ 26”
Image of HR6371 star
DSS2 image of HR6371. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6371 during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6371


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6371 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6371. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6371 star system properties

HR6371 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6371 double sysyem:

13.2 arcsec

Distance of HR6371 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6371 is distant 299.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

92.00 pc
299.91 ly
-7 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
-0.056 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6371


Visibility of HR6371 from your location

HR6371 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom