HR6774 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Apus.
HR6774 visual magnitude is 6.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6774 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 HR6774:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6774
HR6774 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 HR6774 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6774 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6774 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6774 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6774
The image below is a photograph of HR6774 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 HR6774 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6774 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6774 is distant 1,268.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6774
HR6774 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 HR6774 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.