HR6284 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6284 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6284 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 HR6284:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6284
HR6284 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 HR6284 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6284 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6284 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6284
The image below is a photograph of HR6284 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 HR6284 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6284 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6284 is distant 131.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6284
HR6284 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6284 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6284 star system properties
HR6284 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 HR6284 double sysyem: