HR6157 is a star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6157 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6157 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 HR6157:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6157
HR6157 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6157 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6157 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6157 from your location
Today's HR6157 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6157
The image below is a photograph of HR6157 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 HR6157 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6157 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6157 is distant 1,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6157
HR6157 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6157 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.