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Altitude: 15.4°   Azimuth: 347.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6395 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6395 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6395 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 HR6395:


HR6395 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.4°
Azimuth: 347.0°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6395

HR6395 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6395 are provided in the following table:

17h 10m 30s
+52° 24’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6395 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6395 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6395.

Visibility of HR6395 from your location

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

HR6395 is circumpolar and transits at 17:01 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6395

The image below is a photograph of HR6395 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 HR6395 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6395 star
DSS2 image of HR6395. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6395 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6395 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6395 is distant 423.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

130.04 pc
423.93 ly
-34 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6395

HR6395 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6395 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6395. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6395