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HR 6296

BSC 6296, HD 153021

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)6296
Right Ascension16h 57m 26s
Declination-10° 57' 48"
Distance270 light years
83 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.2
Absolute: +1.6
Spectral ClassK0III Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityJune
NotesA giant star with a yellow-orange colouration, HR 6296 lies in the central regions of Ophiuchus, to the northwest of the star Sabik. Though considerably more luminous than the Sun, its distance of 265 light years makes it too faint for most observers to detect with the naked eye.