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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -74.0°   Azimuth: 269.6°   Direction: West

HR6374 is a giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6374 visual magnitude is 5.84. Because of its faintness, HR6374 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 HR6374

Finder chart HR6374 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6374.

HR6374 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 HR6374 are provided in the following table:

17h 11m 38s
-48° 52’ 27”
Image of HR6374 star
DSS2 image of HR6374. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6374 during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6374


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6374 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6374. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6374 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6374 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
15 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6374


Visibility of HR6374 from your location

HR6374 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom