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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:00 | Tran: 23:48 | Set: 2:39
Altitude: -59.4°   Azimuth: 58.8°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6273 is a giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6273 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR6273 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 HR6273

Finder chart HR6273 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6273.

HR6273 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 HR6273 are provided in the following table:

16h 54m 36s
-30° 35’ 13”
Image of HR6273 star
DSS2 image of HR6273. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6273 during the next 10000 years (6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6273


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6273 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6273. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6273 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6273 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
1 km/s
0.039 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6273


Visibility of HR6273 from your location

Today's HR6273 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.6°
Max altitude: 7.9°
Azimuth: 239.4°