HR6495 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6495 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6495 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 HR6495:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6495
HR6495 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 HR6495 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6495 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6495 from your location
Today's HR6495 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6495
The image below is a photograph of HR6495 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 HR6495 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6495 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6495 is distant 652.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6495
HR6495 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6495 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6495 star system properties
HR6495 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6495 double sysyem: