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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:17 | Tran: 23:31 | Set: 1:48
Altitude: -16.3°   Azimuth: 123.9°   Direction: South-East

HR6007 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6007 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its faintness, HR6007 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6007

Finder chart HR6007 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6007.

HR6007 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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”
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);

Key facts about HR6007


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

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

Alternative designations of HR6007


Visibility of HR6007 from your location

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

Azimuth: 123.5°
Max altitude: 5.0°
Azimuth: 236.5°