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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:08 | Tran: 23:01 | Set: 6:59
Altitude: 23.2°   Azimuth: 275.3°   Direction: West

HR6087 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6087 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR6087 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6087

Finder chart HR6087 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6087.

HR6087 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 HR6087 are provided in the following table:

16h 20m 04s
+21° 07’ 57”
Image of HR6087 star
DSS2 image of HR6087. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6087 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6087


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6087 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6087. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6087 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6087 is distant 344.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

105.71 pc
344.61 ly
-25 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.05 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6087


Visibility of HR6087 from your location

Today's HR6087 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.9°
Max altitude: 59.7°
Azimuth: 291.1°