HR6739 is a double giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6739 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6739 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 HR6739:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6739
HR6739 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 HR6739 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6739 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6739 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6739 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 HR6739
The image below is a photograph of HR6739 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 HR6739 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6739 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6739 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6739
HR6739 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6739 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6739 star system properties
HR6739 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6739 double sysyem: