HR6689 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6689 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6689 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 HR6689:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6689
HR6689 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 HR6689 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6689 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6689 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6689 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6689
The image below is a photograph of HR6689 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 HR6689 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6689 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6689 is distant 311.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6689
HR6689 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6689 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6689 star system properties
HR6689 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 HR6689 double sysyem: