HR6697 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6697 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6697 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 HR6697:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6697
HR6697 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 HR6697 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6697 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6697 from your location
Today's HR6697 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 HR6697
The image below is a photograph of HR6697 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 HR6697 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6697 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6697 is distant 93.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6697
HR6697 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6697 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6697 star system properties
HR6697 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 HR6697 double sysyem: