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HR6387

HR6387 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6387 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6387 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 HR6387:

6.14
Main-sequence
HR6387 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6387

HR6387 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 HR6387 are provided in the following table:

17h 12m 24s
-27° 45’ 42”
356.95°
6.74°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6387 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6387 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6387.

Visibility of HR6387 from your location

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

Today's HR6387 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.8°
Max altitude: 10.8°
Azimuth: 242.2°
HR6387 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6387

The image below is a photograph of HR6387 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 HR6387 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6387 star
DSS2 image of HR6387. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6387 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6387 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6387 is distant 546.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

167.50 pc
546.06 ly
1 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6387

HR6387 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.02
B9V
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6387 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6387. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6387

SAO185142
SAO185142