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HR6206

HR6206 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6206 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6206 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 HR6206:

6.2
Main-sequence
HR6206 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6206

HR6206 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6206 are provided in the following table:

16h 43m 45s
-41° 07’ 08”
342.75°
3.13°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6206 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6206 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6206.

Visibility of HR6206 from your location

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

HR6206 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6206

The image below is a photograph of HR6206 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 HR6206 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6206 star
DSS2 image of HR6206. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6206 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6206 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6206 is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

131.93 pc
430.08 ly
-26 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6206

HR6206 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.60
A4V
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6206 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6206. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6206 star system properties

HR6206 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6206 double sysyem:

6.2
6.3
0.1
95.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6206

SAO227118
SAO227118