HR6503 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6503 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6503 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 HR6503:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6503
HR6503 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 HR6503 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6503 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6503 from your location
Today's HR6503 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 HR6503
The image below is a photograph of HR6503 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 HR6503 is 0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6503 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6503 is distant 331.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6503
HR6503 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6503 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6503 star system properties
HR6503 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 HR6503 double sysyem: