HR206 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR206 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR206 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 HR206:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR206
HR206 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR206 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR206 in the sky:
Visibility of HR206 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR206
The image below is a photograph of HR206 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 HR206 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR206 from the Sun and relative movement
HR206 is distant 286.47 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR206
HR206 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR206 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR206 star system properties
HR206 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR206 double sysyem: