HR6046 is a double giant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.
HR6046 visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6046 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 HR6046:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6046
HR6046 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 HR6046 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6046 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6046 from your location
Today's HR6046 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6046
The image below is a photograph of HR6046 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 HR6046 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6046 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6046 is distant 610.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6046
HR6046 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6046 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6046 star system properties
HR6046 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6046 double sysyem: