HR6070 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6070 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR6070 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR6070:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6070
HR6070 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 HR6070 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6070 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6070 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6070
The image below is a photograph of HR6070 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 HR6070 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.099 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6070 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6070 is distant 140.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6070
HR6070 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6070 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.