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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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HR6169

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:31 | Tran: 21:59 | Set: 5:31
Alt: -20.89°   Az: 349.15°   Direction: North

HR6169 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6169 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR6169 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.

HR6169 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6169 star
DSS2 image of HR6169. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6169 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 36m 32s
+17° 00’ 29”
11h 17m 36s
03h 54m 08s

J2000

16h 35m 26s
+17° 03’ 25”

Galactic Coordinates

34.18°
37.56°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6169 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6169.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.41
Main-sequence

0.36
A2V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6169 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6169. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6169 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6169 double sysyem:

6.41
7.41
1
156.6 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6169 is distant 528.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

162.07 pc
528.36 ly
-9 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
-0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO102259
SAO102259

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6169 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.0°
Max altitude: 55.5°
Azimuth: 287.0°