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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6000

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -70.15°   Az: 60.40°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6000 is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR6000 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its faintness, HR6000 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR6000 star
DSS2 image of HR6000. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6000 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 10m 13s
-39° 09’ 23”
13h 29m 31s
05h 39m 44s

J2000

16h 08m 34s
-39° 05’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates

339.53°
9.38°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6000 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6000.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.65
Hypergiant

-0.26
A0III
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6000 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6000. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6000 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6000 double sysyem:

6.65
7.05
0.4
44.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6000 is distant 785.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

240.96
785.54
-3 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/y
-0.035"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO207368
SAO207368

Visibility from Your Location

HR6000 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK