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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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HR6091

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 77.33°   Az: 156.42°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6091 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6091 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, HR6091 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.

Image of HR6091 star
DSS2 image of HR6091. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6091 during the next 1000 years (-2.20 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 20m 45s
+39° 39’ 03”
23h 33m 48s
15h 54m 34s

J2000

16h 19m 55s
+39° 42’ 30”

Galactic Coordinates

63.12°
45.37°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6091 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6091.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.46
Sub-giant

3.32
F3IV
6880K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6091 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6091. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6091 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6091 double sysyem:

5.46
9.96
4.5
2.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6091 is distant 87.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

26.82
87.42
-29 km/s
-0.132 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO65233
SAO65233
Wo 9557 A

Visibility from Your Location

HR6091 is circumpolar and transits at 20:20 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)