HR6448 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6448 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6448 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 HR6448:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6448
HR6448 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6448 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6448 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6448 from your location
HR6448 is circumpolar and transits at 11:56 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6448
The image below is a photograph of HR6448 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 HR6448 is -0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6448 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6448 is distant 482.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6448
HR6448 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.