HR6477 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6477 visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6477 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 HR6477:
HR6477 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6477
HR6477 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6477 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6477 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6477 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6477 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6477
The image below is a photograph of HR6477 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 HR6477 is -0.04 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 HR6477 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6477 is distant 599.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6477
HR6477 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6477 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6477 star system properties
HR6477 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6477 double sysyem: