HR6197 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6197 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6197 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 HR6197:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6197
HR6197 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6197 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6197 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6197 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6197 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6197
The image below is a photograph of HR6197 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 HR6197 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6197 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6197 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6197
HR6197 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6197 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.