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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6447

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -39.50°   Az: 218.83°   Direction: South-West

HR6447 is a supergiant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6447 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its faintness, HR6447 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 HR6447 star
DSS2 image of HR6447. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6447 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 26m 32s
-60° 41’ 38”
05h 25m 06s
22h 51m 38s

J2000

17h 24m 18s
-60° 40’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates

330.84°
-13.64°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6447 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6447.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.77
Supergiant

-0.91
B8I
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6447 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6447. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6447 is distant 705.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

216.45
705.63
-10 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/y
-0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO253908
SAO253908

Visibility from Your Location

HR6447 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK