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HR6384

HR6384 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6384 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6384 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 HR6384:

6.09
Bright giant
HR6384 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6384

HR6384 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 HR6384 are provided in the following table:

17h 14m 13s
-56° 53’ 17”
333.35°
-10.48°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6384 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6384 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6384.

Visibility of HR6384 from your location

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

HR6384 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6384

The image below is a photograph of HR6384 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 HR6384 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6384 star
DSS2 image of HR6384. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6384 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6384 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6384 is distant 1,283.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

393.70 pc
1,283.46 ly
-34 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6384

HR6384 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-1.89
M1II
3416K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6384 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6384. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6384

SAO244539
SAO244539