HR6202 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6202 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6202 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 HR6202:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6202
HR6202 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 HR6202 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6202 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6202 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6202 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6202
The image below is a photograph of HR6202 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 HR6202 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6202 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6202 is distant 138.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6202
HR6202 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6202 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6202 star system properties
HR6202 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6202 double sysyem: