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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:59 | Tran: 0:08 | Set: 5:22
Altitude: -47.6°   Azimuth: 10.8°   Direction: North

HR6189 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6189 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR6189 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6189

Finder chart HR6189 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6189.

HR6189 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6189 are provided in the following table:

16h 39m 39s
-09° 33’ 15”
Image of HR6189 star
DSS2 image of HR6189. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6189 during the next 1000 years (0.12 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.42 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6189


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6189 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6189. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6189 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6189 is distant 141.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

43.44 pc
141.62 ly
-19 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.145 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6189


Visibility of HR6189 from your location

Today's HR6189 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.6°
Max altitude: 29.0°
Azimuth: 260.4°