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HR6011

HR6011 is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6011 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6011 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 HR6011:

5.91
Giant
HR6011 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 18°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6011

HR6011 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6011 are provided in the following table:

16h 08m 58s
+03° 27’ 15”
15.17°
37.28°
Serpens

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6011 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6011 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6011.

Visibility of HR6011 from your location

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

Today's HR6011 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.5°
Max altitude: 42.0°
Azimuth: 273.5°
HR6011 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6011

The image below is a photograph of HR6011 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 HR6011 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6011 star
DSS2 image of HR6011. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6011 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6011 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6011 is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

131.93 pc
430.08 ly
9 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6011

HR6011 belongs to spectral class K5

0.31
K5
3839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6011 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6011. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6011

SAO121390
SAO121390