HR6626 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6626 visual magnitude is 6.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6626 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 HR6626:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6626
HR6626 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 HR6626 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6626 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6626 from your location
HR6626 is circumpolar and transits at 12:50 UTC (altitude: 77.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6626
The image below is a photograph of HR6626 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 HR6626 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6626 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6626 is distant 1,116.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6626
HR6626 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6626 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6626 star system properties
HR6626 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6626 double sysyem: