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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


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

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

HR6189 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6189 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6189 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6189.

Visibility of HR6189 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 99.6°
Max altitude: 29.0°
Azimuth: 260.4°
HR6189 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6189

The image below is a photograph of HR6189 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 HR6189 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.145 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR6189

HR6189 belongs to spectral class F3 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

Alternative designations of HR6189