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HR6167

HR6167 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6167 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6167 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 HR6167:

6.18
Main-sequence
HR6167 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6167

HR6167 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6167 are provided in the following table:

16h 38m 52s
-60° 59’ 25”
327.24°
-9.37°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6167 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6167 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6167.

Visibility of HR6167 from your location

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

HR6167 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6167

The image below is a photograph of HR6167 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 HR6167 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6167 star
DSS2 image of HR6167. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6167 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6167 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6167 is distant 537.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

164.74 pc
537.07 ly
-7 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6167

HR6167 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.10
B7V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6167 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6167. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6167

SAO253638
SAO253638