HR6653 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6653 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6653 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 HR6653:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6653
HR6653 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 HR6653 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6653 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6653 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6653
The image below is a photograph of HR6653 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 HR6653 is 0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6653 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6653 is distant 209.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6653
HR6653 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6653 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.