HR6660 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6660 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6660 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 HR6660:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6660
HR6660 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6660 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6660 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6660 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6660 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6660
The image below is a photograph of HR6660 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 HR6660 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR6660
HR6660 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.