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Altitude: -77.8°   Azimuth: 165.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6089 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR6089 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6089 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 HR6089:


HR6089 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -77.8°
Azimuth: 165.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6089

HR6089 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 HR6089 are provided in the following table:

16h 25m 22s
-63° 07’ 28”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6089 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6089 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6089.

Visibility of HR6089 from your location

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

HR6089 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6089

The image below is a photograph of HR6089 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 HR6089 is -0.027 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 HR6089 star
DSS2 image of HR6089. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6089 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6089 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6089 is distant 428.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

131.41 pc
428.38 ly
31 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6089

HR6089 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6089 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6089. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6089