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

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

HR6381 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6381

HR6381 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6381 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6381 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6381.

Visibility of HR6381 from your location

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

HR6381 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6381

The image below is a photograph of HR6381 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 HR6381 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.075 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR6381

HR6381 belongs to spectral class A1 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

Alternative designations of HR6381