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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:03 | Tran: 21:59 | Set: 0:55
Altitude: -30.2°   Azimuth: 100.9°   Direction: East

HR6105 is a double hypergiant star of spectral class G0 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6105 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its faintness, HR6105 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6105

Finder chart HR6105 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6105.

HR6105 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 HR6105 are provided in the following table:

16h 24m 39s
-29° 42’ 11”
Image of HR6105 star
DSS2 image of HR6105. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6105 during the next 1000 years (1.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.70 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6105


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6105 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6105. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6105 star system properties

HR6105 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6105 double sysyem:

5.2 arcsec

Distance of HR6105 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6105 is distant 102.45 light years from the Sun

31.43 pc
102.45 ly
0.063 arcsec/year
-0.102 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6105


Visibility of HR6105 from your location

Today's HR6105 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.7°
Max altitude: 8.8°
Azimuth: 240.3°