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HR6017

HR6017 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6017 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6017 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 HR6017:

5.13
Giant
HR6017 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6017

HR6017 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 HR6017 are provided in the following table:

16h 11m 02s
-29° 24’ 59”
346.81°
15.99°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6017 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6017 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6017.

Visibility of HR6017 from your location

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

Today's HR6017 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.4°
Max altitude: 9.1°
Azimuth: 240.6°
HR6017 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6017

The image below is a photograph of HR6017 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 HR6017 is -0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.087 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6017 star
DSS2 image of HR6017. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6017 during the next 1000 years (-1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.45 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6017 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6017 is distant 255.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

78.31 pc
255.29 ly
-27 km/s
-0.093 arcsec/year
-0.087 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6017

HR6017 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.66
K3III
4472K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6017 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6017. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6017

SAO184197
SAO184197