HR6777 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6777 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6777 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 HR6777:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6777
HR6777 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 HR6777 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6777 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6777 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6777 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 HR6777
The image below is a photograph of HR6777 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 HR6777 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.149 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6777 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6777 is distant 364.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6777
HR6777 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6777 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.