HR6882 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6882 visual magnitude is 5.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6882 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 HR6882:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6882
HR6882 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 HR6882 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6882 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6882 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6882
The image below is a photograph of HR6882 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 HR6882 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6882 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6882 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6882
HR6882 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6882 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.