HR6512 is a variable and double hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6512 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6512 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 HR6512:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6512
HR6512 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 HR6512 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6512 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6512 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6512 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6512
The image below is a photograph of HR6512 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 HR6512 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.073 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6512 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6512 is distant 234.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6512
HR6512 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6512 star system properties
HR6512 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6512 double sysyem: