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Altitude: 9.4°   Azimuth: 239.6°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6375 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6375 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6375 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 HR6375:


HR6375 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.4°
Azimuth: 239.6°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6375

HR6375 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 HR6375 are provided in the following table:

17h 09m 47s
-10° 31’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6375 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6375 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6375.

Visibility of HR6375 from your location

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

Today's HR6375 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.5°
Max altitude: 28.0°
Azimuth: 259.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6375

The image below is a photograph of HR6375 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 HR6375 is 0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.105 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6375 star
DSS2 image of HR6375. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6375 during the next 1000 years (0.95 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.75 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6375 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6375 is distant 131.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

40.34 pc
131.50 ly
-3 km/s
0.057 arcsec/year
-0.105 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6375

HR6375 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6375 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6375. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6375