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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6017

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:58 | Tran: 20:56 | Set: 23:54
Alt: -39.40°   Az: 270.54°   Direction: West

HR6017 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Scorpius.

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

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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 12m 34s
-29° 28’ 42”
07h 49m 43s
00h 02m 17s

J2000

16h 11m 02s
-29° 24’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

346.81°
15.99°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6017 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6017.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.13
Giant

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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
255.29
-27 km/s
-0.093 arcsec/y
-0.087"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO184197
SAO184197

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 119.5°
Max altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 240.5°