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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

6 Trianguli

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:18 | Tran: 9:28 | Set: 18:33
Altitude: 34.7°   Azimuth: 83.3°   Direction: East

6 Trianguli is a variable and double giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Triangulum.

6 Trianguli visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, 6 Trianguli is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 6 Trianguli

Finder chart 6 Trianguli star
Simplified finder chart for 6 Trianguli.

6 Trianguli is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 6 Trianguli are provided in the following table:

02h 12m 22s
+30° 18’ 11”
Image of 6 Trianguli star
DSS2 image of 6 Trianguli. The red arrow shows the motion of 6 Trianguli during the next 10000 years (-10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 6 Trianguli


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 6 Trianguli is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 6 Trianguli. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

6 Trianguli star system properties

6 Trianguli 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 6 Trianguli double sysyem:

3.8 arcsec

Distance of 6 Trianguli from the Sun and relative movement

6 Trianguli is distant 305.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

93.63 pc
305.24 ly
-18 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/year
-0.063 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 6 Trianguli

6 Trianguli

Visibility of 6 Trianguli from your location

Today's 6 Trianguli rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.7°
Max altitude: 68.8°
Azimuth: 300.3°