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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6210

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:58 | Tran: 21:33 | Set: 22:07
Alt: -42.09°   Az: 101.73°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6210 is a double bright giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6210 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR6210 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.

Image of HR6210 star
DSS2 image of HR6210. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6210 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 45m 27s
-38° 12’ 02”
16h 30m 23s
09h 15m 51s

J2000

16h 43m 47s
-38° 09’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates

345.01°
5.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6210 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6210.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.05
Bright giant

-0.62
B9II
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6210 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6210. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6210 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6210 double sysyem:

6.05
12.25
6.2
50 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6210 is distant 702.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

215.52
702.59
7 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/y
-0.049"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO207966
SAO207966

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6210 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.2°
Max altitude: 0.3°
Azimuth: 231.8°