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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:43  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: 55.0°   Azimuth: 187.6°   Direction: South

HR6035 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6035 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6035 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 HR6035:


HR6035 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 55.0°
Azimuth: 187.6°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6035

HR6035 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 HR6035 are provided in the following table:

16h 11m 28s
+16° 39’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6035 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6035 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6035.

Visibility of HR6035 from your location

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

Today's HR6035 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.3°
Max altitude: 55.2°
Azimuth: 286.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6035

The image below is a photograph of HR6035 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 HR6035 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6035 star
DSS2 image of HR6035. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6035 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6035 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6035 is distant 439.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

134.95 pc
439.95 ly
-17 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6035

HR6035 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 HR6035 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6035. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6035