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HR 6614

BSC 6614, HD 161420

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)6614
Right Ascension17h 48m 38s
Declination-55° 24' 6"
Distance173 light years
53 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.09
Absolute: +2.47
Spectral ClassA9IV white subgiant (or F0IV bright yellow subgiant)
Optimum VisibilityJune / July (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

The apparent companion star to the north of HR 6614 is the orange giant HD 161419. The two stars are unrelated, other than lying on the same line of sight from Earth, and the giant HD 161419 is actually some seven times more distant than HR 6614. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas