HR6702 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6702 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6702 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 HR6702:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6702
HR6702 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6702 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6702 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6702 from your location
HR6702 is circumpolar and transits at 12:55 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6702
The image below is a photograph of HR6702 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 HR6702 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6702 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6702 is distant 1,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6702
HR6702 belongs to spectral class M5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6702 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.