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HR6483

Altitude: -79.5°   Azimuth: 258.9°   Direction: West

HR6483 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6483 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6483 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 HR6483 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6483 star
DSS2 image of HR6483. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6483 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6483

5.75
Giant

HR6483 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -79.5°
Azimuth: 258.9°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6483

HR6483 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 HR6483 are provided in the following table:

17h 27m 57s
-52° 17’ 49”
338.35°
-9.61°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6483 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6483 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6483.

Visibility of HR6483 from your location

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

HR6483 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR6483 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6483 is distant 312.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

95.79 pc
312.26 ly
-9 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6483

HR6483 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.84
K2III
4368K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6483 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6483. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6483 star system properties

HR6483 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6483 double sysyem:

5.75
12.95
7.2
17 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6483

SAO244763
SAO244763