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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:09 | Tran: 23:49 | Set: 4:34
Altitude: -2.6°   Azimuth: 110.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6235 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6235 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its faintness, HR6235 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 HR6235

Finder chart HR6235 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6235.

HR6235 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6235 are provided in the following table:

16h 48m 27s
-14° 54’ 33”
Image of HR6235 star
DSS2 image of HR6235. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6235 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6235


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6235 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6235. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6235 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6235 is distant 446.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

136.99 pc
446.58 ly
-26 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6235


Visibility of HR6235 from your location

Today's HR6235 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.9°
Max altitude: 23.6°
Azimuth: 255.1°