HR6174 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6174 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6174 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 HR6174:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6174
HR6174 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 HR6174 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6174 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6174 from your location
HR6174 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6174
The image below is a photograph of HR6174 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 HR6174 is -0.022 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 HR6174 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6174 is distant 686.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6174
HR6174 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6174 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6174 star system properties
HR6174 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6174 double sysyem: