HR6101 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6101 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6101 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 HR6101:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6101
HR6101 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6101 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6101 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6101 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6101 is circumpolar and transits at 23:45 UTC (altitude: 72.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6101
The image below is a photograph of HR6101 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 HR6101 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6101 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6101 is distant 593.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6101
HR6101 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6101 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.