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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:30 | Tran: 0:30 | Set: 6:33
Altitude: -34.8°   Azimuth: 27.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6394 is a giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6394 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its faintness, HR6394 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6394

Finder chart HR6394 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6394.

HR6394 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 HR6394 are provided in the following table:

17h 12m 54s
+00° 21’ 06”
Image of HR6394 star
DSS2 image of HR6394. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6394 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6394


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6394 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6394. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6394 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6394 is distant 224.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.

68.73 pc
224.05 ly
58 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.078 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6394


Visibility of HR6394 from your location

Today's HR6394 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.6°
Max altitude: 38.9°
Azimuth: 270.4°