HR6273 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6273 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6273 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 HR6273:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6273 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6273 from your location
Today's HR6273 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6273
The image below is a photograph of HR6273 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 HR6273 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR6273
HR6273 belongs to spectral class A7 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.