HR6420 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6420 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6420 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 HR6420:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6420
HR6420 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6420 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6420 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6420 from your location
HR6420 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6420
The image below is a photograph of HR6420 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 HR6420 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6420 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6420 is distant 338.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6420
HR6420 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6420 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.