HR6531 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6531 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6531 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 HR6531:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6531
HR6531 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 HR6531 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6531 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6531 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6531 is circumpolar and transits at 04:53 UTC (altitude: 77.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6531
The image below is a photograph of HR6531 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 HR6531 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6531 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6531 is distant 990.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6531
HR6531 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6531 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.