HR6216 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6216 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6216 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 HR6216:
HR6216 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6216
HR6216 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 HR6216 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6216 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6216 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6216 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6216
The image below is a photograph of HR6216 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 HR6216 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6216 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6216 is distant 299.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6216
HR6216 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6216 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6216 star system properties
HR6216 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6216 double sysyem: