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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -39.2°   Azimuth: 267.7°   Direction: West

HR6077 is a double giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6077 visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6077 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6077 is 0.085 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6077 star
DSS2 image of HR6077. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6077 during the next 10000 years (14.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6077


HR6077 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -39.2°
Azimuth: 267.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6077

HR6077 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6077 are provided in the following table:

16h 19m 32s
-30° 54’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6077 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6077 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6077.

Visibility of HR6077 from your location

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

Today's HR6077 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.9°
Max altitude: 7.6°
Azimuth: 239.1°

Distance of HR6077 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6077 is distant 135.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

41.49 pc
135.27 ly
-8 km/s
0.085 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6077

HR6077 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6077 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6077. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6077 star system properties

HR6077 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6077 double sysyem:

23.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6077