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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR6150

HR6150 is a double giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6150 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6150 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 HR6150:

6.29
Giant
HR6150 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 17°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6150

HR6150 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6150 are provided in the following table:

16h 28m 43s
+51° 24’ 28”
79.2°
42.86°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6150 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6150 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6150.

Visibility of HR6150 from your location

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

HR6150 is circumpolar and transits at 07:20 UTC (altitude: 89.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6150

The image below is a photograph of HR6150 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 HR6150 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6150 star
DSS2 image of HR6150. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6150 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6150 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6150 is distant 391.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

120.05 pc
391.36 ly
-16 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6150

HR6150 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.89
G9III
4626K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6150 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6150. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6150 star system properties

HR6150 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6150 double sysyem:

6.29
12.89
6.6
5.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6150

SAO29956
SAO29956