HR6562 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR6562 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6562 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 HR6562:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6562
HR6562 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 HR6562 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6562 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6562 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6562
The image below is a photograph of HR6562 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 HR6562 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6562 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6562 is distant 2,672.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6562
HR6562 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6562 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.