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HR6513

HR6513 is a double supergiant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6513 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6513 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 HR6513:

6.03
Supergiant
HR6513 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6513

HR6513 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 HR6513 are provided in the following table:

17h 31m 49s
-46° 02’ 11”
344.03°
-6.77°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6513 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6513 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6513.

Visibility of HR6513 from your location

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

HR6513 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6513

The image below is a photograph of HR6513 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 HR6513 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6513 star
DSS2 image of HR6513. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6513 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6513 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6513 is distant 2,012.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

617.28 pc
2,012.35 ly
-29 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6513

HR6513 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-2.92
F8I
5192K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6513 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6513. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6513 star system properties

HR6513 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6513 double sysyem:

6.03
10.23
4.2
18 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6513

SAO228075
SAO228075