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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR616

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:18 | Tran: 7:17 | Set: 13:16
Alt: -6.49°   Az: 278.47°   Direction: West

HR616 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR616 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its faintness, HR616 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.

Image of HR616 star
DSS2 image of HR616. The red arrow shows the motion of HR616 during the next 10000 years (10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 07m 44s
+00° 09’ 04”
06h 42m 37s
08h 50m 22s

J2000

02h 06m 29s
+00° 02’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

159.58°
-57.4°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR616 star
Simplified finder chart for HR616.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.28
Hypergiant

0.16
K0
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR616 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR616. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR616 is distant 545.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

167.22
545.15
21 km/s
0.064 arcsec/y
-0.01"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO129695
SAO129695

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR616 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.8°
Max altitude: 38.7°
Azimuth: 270.2°