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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -12.3°   Azimuth: 231.3°   Direction: South-West

HR6192 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6192 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6192 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 HR6192:


HR6192 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.3°
Azimuth: 231.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6192

HR6192 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 HR6192 are provided in the following table:

16h 41m 45s
-33° 08’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6192 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6192 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6192.

Visibility of HR6192 from your location

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

Today's HR6192 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.1°
Max altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 236.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6192

The image below is a photograph of HR6192 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 HR6192 is -0.059 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6192 star
DSS2 image of HR6192. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6192 during the next 10000 years (-9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6192 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6192 is distant 292.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

89.61 pc
292.11 ly
-8 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/year
-0.083 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6192

HR6192 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6192 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6192. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6192