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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:43  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:24


HR6385 is a star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6385 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6385 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 HR6385:

HR6385 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 48°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6385

HR6385 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6385 are provided in the following table:

17h 10m 45s
+12° 28’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6385 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6385 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6385.

Visibility of HR6385 from your location

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

Today's HR6385 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.5°
Max altitude: 51.0°
Azimuth: 282.5°
HR6385 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6385

The image below is a photograph of HR6385 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 HR6385 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6385 star
DSS2 image of HR6385. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6385 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6385 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6385 is distant 380.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

116.69 pc
380.40 ly
5 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6385

HR6385 belongs to spectral class A1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6385 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6385. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6385