HR6277 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6277 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6277 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 HR6277:
HR6277 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6277
HR6277 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 HR6277 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6277 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6277 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6277 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 HR6277
The image below is a photograph of HR6277 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 HR6277 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6277 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6277 is distant 237.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6277
HR6277 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6277 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6277 star system properties
HR6277 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 HR6277 double sysyem: