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HR6015 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6015 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6015 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 HR6015:

HR6015 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6015

HR6015 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 HR6015 are provided in the following table:

16h 11m 17s
-41° 07’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6015 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6015 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6015.

Visibility of HR6015 from your location

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

HR6015 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6015

The image below is a photograph of HR6015 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 HR6015 is -0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.127 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6015 star
DSS2 image of HR6015. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6015 during the next 1000 years (-1.28 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.12 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6015 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6015 is distant 225.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

69.25 pc
225.76 ly
-14 km/s
-0.077 arcsec/year
-0.127 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6015

HR6015 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6015 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6015. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6015