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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 50.4°   Azimuth: 340.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6267 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR6267 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6267 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 HR6267:


HR6267 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 50.4°
Azimuth: 340.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6267

HR6267 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6267 are provided in the following table:

16h 43m 05s
+77° 30’ 51”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6267 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6267 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6267.

Visibility of HR6267 from your location

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

HR6267 is circumpolar and transits at 23:42 UTC (altitude: 64.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6267

The image below is a photograph of HR6267 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 HR6267 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.212 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6267 star
DSS2 image of HR6267. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6267 during the next 1000 years (0.80 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.53 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6267 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6267 is distant 117.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

36.00 pc
117.35 ly
7 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
0.212 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6267

HR6267 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6267 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6267. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6267 star system properties

HR6267 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6267 double sysyem:

2.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6267