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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 10.78°   Az: 6.23°   Direction: North

HR6090 is a giant star of spectral class K6 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6090 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its faintness, HR6090 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.

HR6090 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR6090 star
DSS2 image of HR6090. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6090 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


16h 19m 52s
+48° 58’ 48”
12h 37m 25s
04h 57m 17s


16h 19m 11s
+49° 02’ 17”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6090 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6090.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6090 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6090. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6090 is distant 637.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

195.69 pc
637.96 ly
-32 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/y
0.033 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR6090 is circumpolar and transits at 20:39 UTC (altitude: 87.5°)