HR6499 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6499 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6499 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 HR6499:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6499
HR6499 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6499 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6499 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6499 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6499
The image below is a photograph of HR6499 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 HR6499 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6499 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6499 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6499
HR6499 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6499 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6499 star system properties
HR6499 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6499 double sysyem: