HR6493 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6493 visual magnitude is 4.54. Because of its moderate brightness, HR6493 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR6493:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6493
HR6493 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6493 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6493 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6493 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6493
The image below is a photograph of HR6493 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 HR6493 is -0.092 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6493 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6493 is distant 97.96 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR6493
HR6493 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6493 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.