HR6044 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6044 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6044 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 HR6044:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6044
HR6044 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 HR6044 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6044 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6044 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6044
The image below is a photograph of HR6044 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 HR6044 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6044 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6044 is distant 643.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6044
HR6044 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 HR6044 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.