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HR6382 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6382 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6382 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 HR6382:

HR6382 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6382

HR6382 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 HR6382 are provided in the following table:

17h 12m 16s
-38° 49’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6382 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6382 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6382.

Visibility of HR6382 from your location

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

HR6382 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6382

The image below is a photograph of HR6382 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 HR6382 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6382 star
DSS2 image of HR6382. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6382 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6382 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6382 is distant 369.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

113.38 pc
369.61 ly
-32 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.043 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6382

HR6382 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6382 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6382. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6382