HR6572 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6572 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6572 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 HR6572:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6572
HR6572 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6572 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6572 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6572 from your location
HR6572 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6572
The image below is a photograph of HR6572 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 HR6572 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6572 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6572 is distant 659.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6572
HR6572 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6572 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.