HR6518 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6518 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6518 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 HR6518:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6518
HR6518 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6518 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6518 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6518 from your location
HR6518 is circumpolar and transits at 12:36 UTC (altitude: 74.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6518
The image below is a photograph of HR6518 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 HR6518 is -0.525 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6518 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6518 is distant 41.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6518
HR6518 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6518 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.