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HR6675

Altitude: -14.9°   Azimuth: 145.9°   Direction: South-East

HR6675 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR6675 visual magnitude is 4.86. Because of its moderate brightness, HR6675 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6675 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6675 star
DSS2 image of HR6675. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6675 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6675

4.86
Giant

HR6675 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.9°
Azimuth: 145.9°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6675

HR6675 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 HR6675 are provided in the following table:

17h 56m 47s
-44° 20’ 31”
347.76°
-9.69°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6675 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6675 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6675.

Visibility of HR6675 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR6675 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR6675 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6675 is distant 347.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.

106.50 pc
347.18 ly
45 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6675

HR6675 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.28
K2III
4289K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6675 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6675. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6675

SAO228562
SAO228562