HR6790 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6790 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6790 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 HR6790:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6790
HR6790 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6790 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6790 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6790 from your location
HR6790 is circumpolar and transits at 09:01 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6790
The image below is a photograph of HR6790 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 HR6790 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.096 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6790 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6790 is distant 385.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6790
HR6790 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6790 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.