HR6668 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR6668 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6668 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 HR6668:
HR6668 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6668
HR6668 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 HR6668 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6668 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6668 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6668 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 HR6668
The image below is a photograph of HR6668 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 HR6668 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6668 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6668 is distant 842.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6668
HR6668 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6668 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.