HR6604 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6604 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6604 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 HR6604:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6604
HR6604 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 HR6604 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6604 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6604 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6604 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6604
The image below is a photograph of HR6604 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 HR6604 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6604 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6604 is distant 371.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6604
HR6604 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6604 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.