HR6681 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR6681 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6681 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 HR6681:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6681
HR6681 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 HR6681 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6681 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6681 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6681
The image below is a photograph of HR6681 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 HR6681 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6681 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6681 is distant 248.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6681
HR6681 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6681 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6681 star system properties
HR6681 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6681 double sysyem: