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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6420

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -29.70°   Az: 235.18°   Direction: South-West

HR6420 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6420 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its faintness, HR6420 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR6420 star
DSS2 image of HR6420. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6420 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 20m 34s
-44° 09’ 13”
05h 34m 32s
22h 55m 07s

J2000

17h 18m 47s
-44° 07’ 46”

Galactic Coordinates

344.34°
-3.8°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6420 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6420.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.76
Main-sequence

0.68
B9V
10795K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6420 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6420. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6420 is distant 338.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

103.95
338.88
-12 km/s
-0.021"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO227813
SAO227813

Visibility from Your Location

HR6420 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK