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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: -16.2°   Azimuth: 82.6°   Direction: East

HR6137 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6137 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6137 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 HR6137:


HR6137 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -16.2°
Azimuth: 82.6°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6137

HR6137 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 HR6137 are provided in the following table:

16h 28m 48s
-08° 07’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6137 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6137 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6137.

Visibility of HR6137 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 HR6137 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: 98.1°
Max altitude: 30.4°
Azimuth: 261.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6137

The image below is a photograph of HR6137 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 HR6137 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.073 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6137 star
DSS2 image of HR6137. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6137 during the next 10000 years (-9.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6137 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6137 is distant 151.28 light years from the Sun

46.40 pc
151.28 ly
-0.058 arcsec/year
-0.073 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6137

HR6137 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6137 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6137. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6137 star system properties

HR6137 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 HR6137 double sysyem:

5.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6137