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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: 20.5°   Azimuth: 17.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6199 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6199 visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its faintness, HR6199 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 HR6199

Finder chart HR6199 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6199.

HR6199 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6199 are provided in the following table:

16h 38m 00s
+56° 00’ 56”
Image of HR6199 star
DSS2 image of HR6199. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6199 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6199


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6199 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6199. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6199 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6199 is distant 258.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

79.37 pc
258.73 ly
-19 km/s
0.066 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6199


Visibility of HR6199 from your location

HR6199 is circumpolar and transits at 22:47 UTC (altitude: 85.5°)