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HR6080

HR6080 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6080 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6080 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 HR6080:

6.12
Main-sequence
HR6080 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6080

HR6080 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6080 are provided in the following table:

16h 20m 32s
-39° 25’ 50”
340.98°
7.53°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6080 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6080 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6080.

Visibility of HR6080 from your location

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

HR6080 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6080

The image below is a photograph of HR6080 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 HR6080 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6080 star
DSS2 image of HR6080. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6080 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6080 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6080 is distant 496.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

152.21 pc
496.19 ly
3 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.064 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6080

HR6080 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.21
B9V
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6080 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6080. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6080 star system properties

HR6080 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6080 double sysyem:

6.12
10.82
4.7
15.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6080

SAO207574
SAO207574