HR6006 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6006 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6006 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 HR6006:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6006
HR6006 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6006 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6006 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6006 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6006
The image below is a photograph of HR6006 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 HR6006 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6006 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6006 is distant 343.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6006
HR6006 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6006 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6006 star system properties
HR6006 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 HR6006 double sysyem: