HR6416 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6416 visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6416 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 HR6416:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6416
HR6416 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 HR6416 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6416 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6416 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6416 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6416
The image below is a photograph of HR6416 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 HR6416 is 0.979 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.224 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6416 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6416 is distant 28.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6416
HR6416 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6416 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6416 star system properties
HR6416 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6416 double sysyem: