HR6665 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6665 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6665 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 HR6665:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6665
HR6665 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 HR6665 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6665 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6665 from your location
Today's HR6665 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 HR6665
The image below is a photograph of HR6665 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 HR6665 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6665 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6665 is distant 440.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6665
HR6665 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6665 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6665 star system properties
HR6665 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6665 double sysyem: