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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR6007 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6007 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6007 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 HR6007:

HR6007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6007

HR6007 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 HR6007 are provided in the following table:

16h 09m 52s
-33° 32’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6007 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6007 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6007.

Visibility of HR6007 from your location

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

Today's HR6007 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.5°
Max altitude: 5.0°
Azimuth: 236.5°
HR6007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6007

The image below is a photograph of HR6007 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 HR6007 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6007 star
DSS2 image of HR6007. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6007 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6007 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6007 is distant 432.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

132.80 pc
432.93 ly
-21 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6007

HR6007 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6007 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6007. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6007