HR6207 is a double giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6207 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6207 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 HR6207:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6207
HR6207 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 HR6207 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6207 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6207 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6207 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6207
The image below is a photograph of HR6207 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 HR6207 is -0.009 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 HR6207 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6207 is distant 687.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6207
HR6207 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6207 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6207 star system properties
HR6207 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 HR6207 double sysyem: