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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -61.5°   Azimuth: 236.6°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6219 is a hypergiant star of spectral class B0 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6219 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its faintness, HR6219 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 HR6219

Finder chart HR6219 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6219.

HR6219 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 HR6219 are provided in the following table:

16h 47m 19s
-58° 20’ 29”
Image of HR6219 star
DSS2 image of HR6219. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6219 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6219


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6219 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6219. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6219 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6219 is distant 2,089.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 53 kilometers per second.

641.03 pc
2,089.74 ly
-53 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6219


Visibility of HR6219 from your location

HR6219 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK