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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:01 | Tran: 23:54 | Set: 5:51
Altitude: 9.8°   Azimuth: 255.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6201 is a giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6201 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its faintness, HR6201 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 HR6201

Finder chart HR6201 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6201.

HR6201 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 HR6201 are provided in the following table:

16h 41m 11s
-01° 00’ 02”
Image of HR6201 star
DSS2 image of HR6201. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6201 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6201


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6201 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6201. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6201 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6201 is distant 153.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

47.13 pc
153.63 ly
-12 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6201


Visibility of HR6201 from your location

Today's HR6201 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.0°
Max altitude: 37.5°
Azimuth: 269.0°