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HR6046

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:

5.63
Giant
HR6046 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 18°.

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:

16h 11m 48s
+36° 25’ 29”
58.33°
46.9°
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6046 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6046 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6046.

Visibility of HR6046 from your location

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

Today's HR6046 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.6°
Max altitude: 74.9°
Azimuth: 306.4°
HR6046 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR6046 star
DSS2 image of HR6046. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6046 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

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.

187.27 pc
610.49 ly
-31 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6046

HR6046 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.73
K3III
4051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6046 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6046. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

5.63
5.73
0.1
0.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6046

SAO65132
SAO65132