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HR6066

HR6066 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6066 visual magnitude is 6.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6066 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 HR6066:

6.61
Main-sequence
HR6066 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6066

HR6066 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6066 are provided in the following table:

16h 16m 58s
-21° 18’ 14”
353.98°
20.6°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6066 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6066 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6066.

Visibility of HR6066 from your location

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

Today's HR6066 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.3°
Max altitude: 17.2°
Azimuth: 248.7°
HR6066 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6066

The image below is a photograph of HR6066 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 HR6066 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6066 star
DSS2 image of HR6066. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6066 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6066 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6066 is distant 408.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

125.16 pc
408.01 ly
-8 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6066

HR6066 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.12
B9V
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6066 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6066. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6066

SAO184285
SAO184285