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Altitude: -46.4°   Azimuth: 151.9°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6135 is a giant star in the constellation of Apus.

HR6135 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6135 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 HR6135:


HR6135 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -46.4°
Azimuth: 151.9°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6135

HR6135 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 HR6135 are provided in the following table:

16h 34m 19s
-70° 59’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6135 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6135 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6135.

Visibility of HR6135 from your location

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

HR6135 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6135

The image below is a photograph of HR6135 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 HR6135 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6135 star
DSS2 image of HR6135. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6135 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6135 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6135 is distant 942.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

289.02 pc
942.20 ly
-17 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6135

HR6135 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6135 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6135. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6135