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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 56.9°   Azimuth: 55.6°   Direction: North-East

HR6036 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6036 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6036 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 HR6036:


HR6036 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 56.9°
Azimuth: 55.6°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6036

HR6036 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6036 are provided in the following table:

16h 09m 02s
+57° 56’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6036 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6036 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6036.

Visibility of HR6036 from your location

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

HR6036 is circumpolar and transits at 16:04 UTC (altitude: 83.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6036

The image below is a photograph of HR6036 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 HR6036 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6036 star
DSS2 image of HR6036. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6036 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6036 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6036 is distant 400.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

123.00 pc
400.98 ly
-10 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6036

HR6036 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6036 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6036. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6036 star system properties

HR6036 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6036 double sysyem:

12.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6036