HR6676 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6676 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6676 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 HR6676:
HR6676 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6676
HR6676 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 HR6676 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6676 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6676 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6676 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 HR6676
The image below is a photograph of HR6676 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 HR6676 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.165 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6676 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6676 is distant 221.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6676
HR6676 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6676 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6676 star system properties
HR6676 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6676 double sysyem: