HR6423 is a giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6423 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6423 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 HR6423:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6423
HR6423 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 HR6423 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6423 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6423 from your location
HR6423 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6423
The image below is a photograph of HR6423 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 HR6423 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6423 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6423 is distant 181.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6423
HR6423 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6423 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.