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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 39.4°   Azimuth: 333.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6025 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6025 visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6025 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6025 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.066 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6025 star
DSS2 image of HR6025. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6025 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6025


HR6025 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.4°
Azimuth: 333.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6025

HR6025 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6025 are provided in the following table:

16h 06m 19s
+67° 48’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6025 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6025 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6025.

Visibility of HR6025 from your location

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

HR6025 is circumpolar and transits at 05:36 UTC (altitude: 73.7°)

Distance of HR6025 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6025 is distant 273.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

83.89 pc
273.49 ly
-18 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.066 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6025

HR6025 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6025 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6025. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6025