HR6597 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6597 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6597 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 HR6597:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6597
HR6597 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 HR6597 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6597 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6597 from your location
HR6597 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6597
The image below is a photograph of HR6597 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 HR6597 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6597 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6597 is distant 268.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6597
HR6597 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6597 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6597 star system properties
HR6597 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6597 double sysyem: