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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR6162

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 8.79°   Az: 344.92°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6162 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6162 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its faintness, HR6162 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 HR6162 star
DSS2 image of HR6162. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6162 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 32m 31s
+45° 32’ 49”
10h 33m 52s
03h 06m 23s

J2000

16h 31m 47s
+45° 35’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

71.24°
43.01°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6162 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6162.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.65
Main-sequence

1.45
A4V
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6162 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6162. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6162 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 HR6162 double sysyem:

5.65
8.95
3.3
16.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6162 is distant 225.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

69.06
225.14
-16 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
0.043"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO46147
SAO46147

Visibility from Your Location

HR6162 is circumpolar and transits at 20:28 UTC (altitude: 84.1°)