HR6100 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6100 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6100 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 HR6100:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6100
HR6100 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 HR6100 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6100 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6100 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6100 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6100
The image below is a photograph of HR6100 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 HR6100 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6100 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6100 is distant 467.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6100
HR6100 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6100 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6100 star system properties
HR6100 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6100 double sysyem: