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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:00 | Tran: 21:40 | Set: 2:24
Alt: 23.59°   Az: 178.14°   Direction: South

HR6061 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6061 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR6061 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.

HR6061 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6061 star
DSS2 image of HR6061. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6061 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


16h 17m 14s
-14° 54’ 31”
23h 52m 56s
16h 10m 10s


16h 15m 51s
-14° 50’ 57”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6061 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6061.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6061 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6061. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6061 is distant 613.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

188.32 pc
613.94 ly
-11 km/s
0.009 arcsec/y
0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6061 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.9°
Max altitude: 23.6°
Azimuth: 255.1°