HR6540 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6540 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6540 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 HR6540:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6540
HR6540 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 HR6540 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6540 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6540 from your location
HR6540 is circumpolar and transits at 12:34 UTC (altitude: 83.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6540
The image below is a photograph of HR6540 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 HR6540 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6540 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6540 is distant 1,156.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6540
HR6540 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6540 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.