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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:03 | Tran: 23:43 | Set: 7:26
Altitude: 55.5°   Azimuth: 155.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6119 is a variable giant star of spectral class M7 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6119 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its faintness, HR6119 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6119

Finder chart HR6119 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6119.

HR6119 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 HR6119 are provided in the following table:

16h 25m 47s
+18° 53’ 32”
Image of HR6119 star
DSS2 image of HR6119. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6119 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6119


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6119 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6119. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6119 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6119 is distant 1,987.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

609.76 pc
1,987.80 ly
-28 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6119


Visibility of HR6119 from your location

Today's HR6119 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.1°
Max altitude: 57.4°
Azimuth: 288.9°