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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
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SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 21.4°   Azimuth: 118.1°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6136 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6136 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6136 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 HR6136:


HR6136 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.4°
Azimuth: 118.1°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6136

HR6136 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 HR6136 are provided in the following table:

16h 28m 33s
+00° 39’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6136 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6136 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6136.

Visibility of HR6136 from your location

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

Today's HR6136 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.3°
Max altitude: 39.2°
Azimuth: 270.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6136

The image below is a photograph of HR6136 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 HR6136 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6136 star
DSS2 image of HR6136. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6136 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6136 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6136 is distant 422.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

129.53 pc
422.28 ly
7 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6136

HR6136 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6136 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6136. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6136