HR6231 is a giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.
HR6231 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6231 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 HR6231:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6231
HR6231 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 HR6231 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6231 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6231 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6231
The image below is a photograph of HR6231 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 HR6231 is -0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6231 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6231 is distant 377.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6231
HR6231 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6231 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.