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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -5.0°   Azimuth: 203.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR6381 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6381 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its faintness, HR6381 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 HR6381

Finder chart HR6381 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6381.

HR6381 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 HR6381 are provided in the following table:

17h 12m 16s
-39° 30’ 24”
Image of HR6381 star
DSS2 image of HR6381. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6381 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6381


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6381 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6381. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6381 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6381 is distant 210.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

64.68 pc
210.87 ly
12 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.075 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6381


Visibility of HR6381 from your location

HR6381 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom