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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -67.4°   Azimuth: 74.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6245 is a variable supergiant star of spectral class O8 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6245 visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its faintness, HR6245 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 HR6245

Finder chart HR6245 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6245.

HR6245 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 HR6245 are provided in the following table:

16h 51m 33s
-41° 13’ 50”
Image of HR6245 star
DSS2 image of HR6245. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6245 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6245


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6245 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6245. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6245 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6245 is distant 6,791.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 65 kilometers per second.

2,083.33 pc
6,791.67 ly
-65 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6245


Visibility of HR6245 from your location

HR6245 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom