HR6601 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6601 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6601 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 HR6601:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6601
HR6601 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 HR6601 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6601 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6601 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6601
The image below is a photograph of HR6601 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 HR6601 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6601 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6601 is distant 1,393.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6601
HR6601 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6601 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.