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HR6188

HR6188 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Ara.

HR6188 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6188 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 HR6188:

5.65
Supergiant
HR6188 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6188

HR6188 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6188 are provided in the following table:

16h 41m 40s
-49° 39’ 06”
336.08°
-2.2°
Ara

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6188 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6188 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6188.

Visibility of HR6188 from your location

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

HR6188 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6188

The image below is a photograph of HR6188 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 HR6188 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6188 star
DSS2 image of HR6188. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6188 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6188 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6188 is distant 3,260.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

1,000.00 pc
3,260.00 ly
6 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6188

HR6188 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-4.35
B1I
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6188 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6188. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6188

SAO227058
SAO227058