HR6215 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6215 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6215 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 HR6215:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6215
HR6215 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6215 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6215 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6215 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6215
The image below is a photograph of HR6215 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 HR6215 is -0.008 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.
Distance of HR6215 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6215 is distant 838.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6215
HR6215 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6215 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.