HR6043 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.
HR6043 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6043 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 HR6043:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6043
HR6043 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 HR6043 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6043 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6043 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6043 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6043
The image below is a photograph of HR6043 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 HR6043 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6043 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6043 is distant 515.01 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR6043
HR6043 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6043 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6043 star system properties
HR6043 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 HR6043 double sysyem: