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HR6265

HR6265 is a variable and double star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6265 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6265 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 HR6265:

6.59
HR6265 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6265

HR6265 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 HR6265 are provided in the following table:

16h 54m 19s
-41° 49’ 12”
343.49°
1.16°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6265 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6265 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6265.

Visibility of HR6265 from your location

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

HR6265 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6265

The image below is a photograph of HR6265 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 HR6265 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6265 star
DSS2 image of HR6265. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6265 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6265 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6265 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-44 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6265

HR6265 belongs to spectral class W

-23.41
W
8086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6265 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6265. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6265 star system properties

HR6265 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6265 double sysyem:

6.59
13.19
6.6
4.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6265

SAO227390
SAO227390