HR506 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR506 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR506 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 HR506:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR506
HR506 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 HR506 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR506 in the sky:
Visibility of HR506 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR506
The image below is a photograph of HR506 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 HR506 is 0.171 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR506 from the Sun and relative movement
HR506 is distant 56.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR506
HR506 belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR506 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.