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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -28.8°   Azimuth: 223.4°   Direction: South-West

HR6289 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Ara.

HR6289 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its faintness, HR6289 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 HR6289

Finder chart HR6289 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6289.

HR6289 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 HR6289 are provided in the following table:

16h 58m 18s
-50° 38’ 27”
Image of HR6289 star
DSS2 image of HR6289. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6289 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6289


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6289 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6289. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6289 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6289 is distant 523.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

160.51 pc
523.27 ly
-44 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6289


Visibility of HR6289 from your location

HR6289 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom