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HR6068

HR6068 is a star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR6068 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6068 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 HR6068:

6.14
HR6068 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6068

HR6068 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 HR6068 are provided in the following table:

16h 15m 47s
+27° 25’ 19”
45.63°
44.93°
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6068 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6068 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6068.

Visibility of HR6068 from your location

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

Today's HR6068 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.6°
Max altitude: 65.9°
Azimuth: 297.4°
HR6068 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6068

The image below is a photograph of HR6068 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 HR6068 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6068 star
DSS2 image of HR6068. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6068 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6068 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6068 is distant 441.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

135.50 pc
441.73 ly
-11 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6068

HR6068 belongs to spectral class K2

0.48
K2
4104K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6068 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6068. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6068

SAO84269
SAO84269