HR6599 is a star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6599 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6599 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 HR6599:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6599
HR6599 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 HR6599 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6599 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6599 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6599 is circumpolar and transits at 05:34 UTC (altitude: 82.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6599
The image below is a photograph of HR6599 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 HR6599 is 0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6599 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6599 is distant 387.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6599
HR6599 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.