HR6222 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6222 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6222 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 HR6222:
HR6222 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6222
HR6222 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6222 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6222 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6222 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6222 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6222
The image below is a photograph of HR6222 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 HR6222 is -0.071 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6222 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6222 is distant 179.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6222
HR6222 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 HR6222 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.