HR6717 is a variable star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6717 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6717 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 HR6717:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6717
HR6717 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6717 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6717 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6717 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6717 is circumpolar and transits at 01:09 UTC (altitude: 63.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6717
The image below is a photograph of HR6717 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 HR6717 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6717 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6717 is distant 890.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6717
HR6717 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6717 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.