HR6800 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
HR6800 visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6800 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 HR6800:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6800
HR6800 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6800 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6800 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6800 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6800
The image below is a photograph of HR6800 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 HR6800 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6800 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6800 is distant 412.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6800
HR6800 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 HR6800 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.