HR6674 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6674 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6674 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 HR6674:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6674
HR6674 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6674 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6674 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6674 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6674 is circumpolar and transits at 06:01 UTC (altitude: 85.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6674
The image below is a photograph of HR6674 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 HR6674 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.122 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6674 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6674 is distant 350.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6674
HR6674 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 HR6674 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.