HR6558 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6558 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6558 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 HR6558:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6558
HR6558 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6558 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6558 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6558 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6558
The image below is a photograph of HR6558 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 HR6558 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6558 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6558 is distant 692.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6558
HR6558 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6558 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.