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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:04 | Tran: 23:37 | Set: 8:15
Altitude: -4.5°   Azimuth: 34.6°   Direction: North-East

HR6052 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR6052 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its faintness, HR6052 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6052

Finder chart HR6052 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6052.

HR6052 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 HR6052 are provided in the following table:

16h 12m 45s
+26° 40’ 14”
Corona Borealis
Image of HR6052 star
DSS2 image of HR6052. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6052 during the next 10000 years (8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6052


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6052 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6052. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6052 star system properties

HR6052 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6052 double sysyem:

2.6 arcsec

Distance of HR6052 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6052 is distant 238.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

73.10 pc
238.30 ly
-8 km/s
0.049 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6052


Visibility of HR6052 from your location

Today's HR6052 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.3°
Max altitude: 65.2°
Azimuth: 296.7°