HR6128 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6128 visual magnitude is 5.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6128 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 HR6128:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6128
HR6128 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6128 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6128 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6128 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6128
The image below is a photograph of HR6128 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 HR6128 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.155 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6128 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6128 is distant 507.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 99 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6128
HR6128 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6128 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.