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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 12.55°   Az: 354.47°   Direction: North

HR6383 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6383 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its faintness, HR6383 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.

HR6383 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR6383 star
DSS2 image of HR6383. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6383 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


17h 08m 53s
+50° 48’ 42”
11h 25m 43s
04h 34m 37s


17h 08m 17s
+50° 50’ 31”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6383 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6383.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6383 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6383. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6383 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6383 double sysyem:

18.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6383 is distant 689.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

211.42 pc
689.22 ly
-15 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/y
0.029 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR6383 is circumpolar and transits at 21:31 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)