HR6516 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6516 visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6516 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 HR6516:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6516
HR6516 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 HR6516 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6516 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6516 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6516
The image below is a photograph of HR6516 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 HR6516 is -0.117 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6516 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6516 is distant 53.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 77 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6516
HR6516 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6516 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6516 star system properties
HR6516 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6516 double sysyem: