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HR6096

HR6096 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6096 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6096 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 HR6096:

6.23
Main-sequence
HR6096 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6096

HR6096 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 HR6096 are provided in the following table:

16h 22m 38s
-02° 04’ 46”
11.79°
31.41°
Serpens

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6096 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6096 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6096.

Visibility of HR6096 from your location

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

Today's HR6096 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.1°
Max altitude: 36.4°
Azimuth: 267.9°
HR6096 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6096

The image below is a photograph of HR6096 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 HR6096 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6096 star
DSS2 image of HR6096. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6096 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6096 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6096 is distant 406.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

124.84 pc
406.99 ly
-16 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6096

HR6096 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.75
B9V
9328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6096 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6096. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6096

SAO141129
SAO141129