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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:58 | Tran: 21:54 | Set: 4:54
Alt: 0.53°   Az: 72.27°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6121 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6121 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its faintness, HR6121 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.

HR6121 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6121 star
DSS2 image of HR6121. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6121 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


16h 27m 20s
+11° 21’ 12”
17h 05m 07s


16h 26m 11s
+11° 24’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6121 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6121.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6121 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6121. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6121 is distant 357.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

109.77 pc
357.85 ly
-21 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/y
0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6121 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.6°
Max altitude: 49.9°
Azimuth: 281.4°