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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 49.6°   Azimuth: 317.1°   Direction: North-West

HR6198 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6198 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR6198 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 HR6198

Finder chart HR6198 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6198.

HR6198 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6198 are provided in the following table:

16h 36m 55s
+63° 04’ 22”
Image of HR6198 star
DSS2 image of HR6198. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6198 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6198



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6198. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6198 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6198 is distant 486.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

149.25 pc
486.57 ly
-42 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.087 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6198


Visibility of HR6198 from your location

HR6198 is circumpolar and transits at 22:50 UTC (altitude: 78.4°)