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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR6607

HR6607 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6607 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6607 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 HR6607:

5.99
Giant
HR6607 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6607

HR6607 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 HR6607 are provided in the following table:

17h 41m 21s
+51° 49’ 05”
79.13°
31.6°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6607 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6607 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6607.

Visibility of HR6607 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR6607 is circumpolar and transits at 08:32 UTC (altitude: 89.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6607

The image below is a photograph of HR6607 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 HR6607 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6607 star
DSS2 image of HR6607. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6607 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6607 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6607 is distant 331.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

101.73 pc
331.64 ly
-9 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6607

HR6607 belongs to spectral class K0

0.95
K0
4626K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6607 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6607. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6607

SAO30522
SAO30522