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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 20:44 | Tran: 23:58 | Set: 3:15
Altitude: 10.0°   Azimuth: 169.2°   Direction: South

HR6387 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6387

Finder chart HR6387 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6387.

HR6387 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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”
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);

Key facts about HR6387


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

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

Alternative designations of HR6387


Visibility of HR6387 from your location

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

Azimuth: 117.8°
Max altitude: 10.8°
Azimuth: 242.2°