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HR6475

Altitude: -31.7°   Azimuth: 135.3°   Direction: South-East

HR6475 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6475 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6475 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6475 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6475 star
DSS2 image of HR6475. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6475 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6475

6.19
Main-sequence

HR6475 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.7°
Azimuth: 135.3°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6475

HR6475 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6475 are provided in the following table:

17h 26m 56s
-51° 56’ 57”
338.56°
-9.29°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6475 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6475 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6475.

Visibility of HR6475 from your location

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

HR6475 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR6475 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6475 is distant 494.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

151.75 pc
494.69 ly
1 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6475

HR6475 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.28
B8V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6475 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6475. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6475

SAO244749
SAO244749