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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR6376 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6376 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6376 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 HR6376:

HR6376 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6376

HR6376 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6376 are provided in the following table:

17h 07m 46s
+40° 30’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6376 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6376 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6376.

Visibility of HR6376 from your location

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

HR6376 is circumpolar and transits at 05:02 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6376

The image below is a photograph of HR6376 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 HR6376 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6376 star
DSS2 image of HR6376. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6376 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6376 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6376 is distant 478.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

146.63 pc
478.01 ly
-7 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6376

HR6376 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6376 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6376. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6376