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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6249

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -37.91°   Az: 247.63°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6249 is a variable star of spectral class W in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6249 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its faintness, HR6249 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 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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 54m 02s
-41° 53’ 37”
06h 45m 46s
23h 39m 48s

J2000

16h 52m 19s
-41° 51’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates

343.22°
1.43°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6249 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6249.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.49

-23.51
W
7938K

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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
32,600,000.00
25 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/y
-0.001"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO227328
SAO227328

Visibility from Your Location

HR6249 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK