HR6209 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6209 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6209 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 HR6209:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6209
HR6209 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 HR6209 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6209 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6209 from your location
HR6209 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6209
The image below is a photograph of HR6209 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 HR6209 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6209 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6209 is distant 485.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6209
HR6209 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6209 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6209 star system properties
HR6209 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6209 double sysyem: