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Altitude: -40.3°   Azimuth: 207.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR6037 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR6037 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6037 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 HR6037:


HR6037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -40.3°
Azimuth: 207.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6037

HR6037 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6037 are provided in the following table:

16h 17m 05s
-67° 56’ 29”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6037 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6037 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6037.

Visibility of HR6037 from your location

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

HR6037 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6037

The image below is a photograph of HR6037 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 HR6037 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6037 star
DSS2 image of HR6037. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6037 during the next 1000 years (-0.77 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.57 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6037 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6037 is distant 179.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

55.16 pc
179.81 ly
-9 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6037

HR6037 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6037 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6037. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6037