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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:50  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:19


HR6413 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6413 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6413 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 HR6413:

HR6413 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 26°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6413

HR6413 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 HR6413 are provided in the following table:

17h 16m 42s
-06° 14’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6413 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6413 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6413.

Visibility of HR6413 from your location

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

Today's HR6413 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.2°
Max altitude: 32.3°
Azimuth: 263.8°
HR6413 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6413

The image below is a photograph of HR6413 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 HR6413 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6413 star
DSS2 image of HR6413. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6413 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6413 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6413 is distant 406.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

124.84 pc
406.99 ly
-21 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6413

HR6413 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6413 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6413. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6413