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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6239

Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:28 | Tran: 21:37 | Set: 4:49
Alt: 7.67°   Az: 282.14°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6239 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6239 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR6239 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.

Image of HR6239 star
DSS2 image of HR6239. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6239 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 49m 16s
+13° 32’ 55”
06h 18m 52s
23h 08m 09s

J2000

16h 48m 08s
+13° 35’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

31.7°
33.39°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6239 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6239.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.35
Giant

-0.24
G5III
5078K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6239 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6239. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6239 is distant 679.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

208.33
679.17
1 km/s
0.016 arcsec/y
-0.016"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO102393
SAO102393

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6239 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.5°
Max altitude: 52.1°
Azimuth: 283.5°