HR6610 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6610 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6610 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 HR6610:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6610
HR6610 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 HR6610 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6610 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6610 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6610 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 HR6610
The image below is a photograph of HR6610 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 HR6610 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6610 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6610 is distant 542.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6610
HR6610 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6610 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6610 star system properties
HR6610 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6610 double sysyem: