HR6460 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6460 visual magnitude is 5.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6460 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 HR6460:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6460
HR6460 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 HR6460 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6460 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6460 from your location
HR6460 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6460
The image below is a photograph of HR6460 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 HR6460 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6460 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6460 is distant 756.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6460
HR6460 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6460 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.