HR6759 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Ara.
HR6759 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6759 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 HR6759:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6759
HR6759 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6759 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6759 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6759 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6759
The image below is a photograph of HR6759 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 HR6759 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6759 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6759 is distant 815.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6759
HR6759 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6759 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6759 star system properties
HR6759 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 HR6759 double sysyem: