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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:03  
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SunsetSet: 17:22
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Altitude: -17.7°   Azimuth: 352.7°   Direction: North

HR6152 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6152 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6152 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6152 is -0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6152 star
DSS2 image of HR6152. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6152 during the next 10000 years (-13.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6152


HR6152 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.7°
Azimuth: 352.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6152

HR6152 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 HR6152 are provided in the following table:

16h 30m 33s
+20° 28’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6152 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6152 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6152.

Visibility of HR6152 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 HR6152 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: 69.5°
Max altitude: 59.0°
Azimuth: 290.5°

Distance of HR6152 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6152 is distant 758.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

232.56 pc
758.14 ly
19 km/s
-0.078 arcsec/year
-0.063 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6152

HR6152 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6152 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6152. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6152