HR6696 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6696 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6696 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 HR6696:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6696
HR6696 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 HR6696 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6696 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6696 from your location
Today's HR6696 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 HR6696
The image below is a photograph of HR6696 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 HR6696 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6696 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6696 is distant 348.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6696
HR6696 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 HR6696 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.