We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
Help keep this site free and ads-free: donate now!
public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?

HR6150

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 14.9°   Azimuth: 15.2°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6150 is a double giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Draco.

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6150

Finder chart HR6150 star
Simplified finder chart for 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
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);

Key facts about HR6150

6.29
Giant

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

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

Alternative designations of HR6150

SAO29956
SAO29956

Visibility of HR6150 from your location

HR6150 is circumpolar and transits at 22:53 UTC (altitude: 89.9°)