HR6444 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6444 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6444 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 HR6444:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6444
HR6444 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 HR6444 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6444 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6444 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6444 is circumpolar and transits at 05:12 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6444
The image below is a photograph of HR6444 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 HR6444 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6444 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6444 is distant 319.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6444
HR6444 belongs to spectral class G7
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6444 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.