HR6691 is a double giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6691 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6691 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 HR6691:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6691
HR6691 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6691 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6691 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6691 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6691 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 HR6691
The image below is a photograph of HR6691 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 HR6691 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6691 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6691 is distant 365.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 87 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6691
HR6691 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6691 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6691 star system properties
HR6691 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6691 double sysyem: