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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:03 | Tran: 23:22 | Set: 7:46
Altitude: -12.6°   Azimuth: 346.8°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6208 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6208 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its faintness, HR6208 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 HR6208

Finder chart HR6208 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6208.

HR6208 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 HR6208 are provided in the following table:

16h 41m 00s
+24° 51’ 30”
Image of HR6208 star
DSS2 image of HR6208. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6208 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6208



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6208 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6208. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6208 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6208 is distant 449.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 68 kilometers per second.

137.74 pc
449.04 ly
-68 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6208


Visibility of HR6208 from your location

Today's HR6208 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.1°
Max altitude: 63.4°
Azimuth: 294.9°