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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:43  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:24


HR6372 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6372 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6372 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 HR6372:

HR6372 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 34°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6372

HR6372 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6372 are provided in the following table:

17h 08m 54s
-03° 52’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6372 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6372 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6372.

Visibility of HR6372 from your location

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

Today's HR6372 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.9°
Max altitude: 34.6°
Azimuth: 266.1°
HR6372 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6372

The image below is a photograph of HR6372 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 HR6372 is -0.059 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.158 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6372 star
DSS2 image of HR6372. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6372 during the next 1000 years (-0.98 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.63 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6372 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6372 is distant 115.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

35.39 pc
115.36 ly
15 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/year
-0.158 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6372

HR6372 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6372 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6372. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6372