HR6649 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6649 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6649 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 HR6649:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6649
HR6649 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6649 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6649 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6649 from your location
HR6649 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6649
The image below is a photograph of HR6649 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 HR6649 is 0.154 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.196 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6649 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6649 is distant 106.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6649
HR6649 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6649 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.