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HR6276 is a star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR6276 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6276 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 HR6276:

HR6276 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6276

HR6276 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 HR6276 are provided in the following table:

16h 59m 33s
-69° 16’ 05”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6276.

Visibility of HR6276 from your location

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

HR6276 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6276

The image below is a photograph of HR6276 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 HR6276 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6276 star
DSS2 image of HR6276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6276 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6276 is distant 981.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

301.20 pc
981.93 ly
-1 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6276

HR6276 belongs to spectral class A HR6276 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6276 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6276