HR6398 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6398 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6398 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 HR6398:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6398
HR6398 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 HR6398 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6398 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6398 from your location
HR6398 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6398
The image below is a photograph of HR6398 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 HR6398 is -0.182 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.412 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6398 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6398 is distant 100.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6398
HR6398 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6398 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6398 star system properties
HR6398 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6398 double sysyem: