HR6177 is a double giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6177 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6177 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 HR6177:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6177
HR6177 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 HR6177 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6177 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6177 from your location
HR6177 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6177
The image below is a photograph of HR6177 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 HR6177 is 0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6177 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6177 is distant 100.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6177
HR6177 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6177 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6177 star system properties
HR6177 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6177 double sysyem: