HR606 is a giant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR606 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR606 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 HR606:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR606
HR606 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 HR606 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR606 in the sky:
Visibility of HR606 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR606
The image below is a photograph of HR606 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 HR606 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR606 from the Sun and relative movement
HR606 is distant 451.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR606
HR606 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR606 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.