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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:52  ☀️ Transit: 12:04  🌅 Sunset: 18:18


HR6193 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6193 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6193 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 HR6193:

HR6193 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6193

HR6193 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 HR6193 are provided in the following table:

16h 41m 36s
-24° 28’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6193 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6193 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6193.

Visibility of HR6193 from your location

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

Today's HR6193 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.5°
Max altitude: 14.1°
Azimuth: 245.5°
HR6193 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6193

The image below is a photograph of HR6193 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 HR6193 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6193 star
DSS2 image of HR6193. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6193 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6193 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6193 is distant 262.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

80.39 pc
262.06 ly
-47 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6193

HR6193 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6193 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6193. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6193