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HR6249 is a variable star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6249 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6249 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 HR6249:

HR6249 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6249

HR6249 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6249 are provided in the following table:

16h 52m 19s
-41° 51’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6249 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6249 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6249.

Visibility of HR6249 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR6249 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6249

The image below is a photograph of HR6249 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 HR6249 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6249 star
DSS2 image of HR6249. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6249 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6249 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6249 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
25 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6249

HR6249 belongs to spectral class W


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6249 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6249. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6249