HR6950 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6950 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6950 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 HR6950:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6950
HR6950 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 HR6950 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6950 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6950 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6950 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 HR6950
The image below is a photograph of HR6950 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 HR6950 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.258 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6950 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6950 is distant 116.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 59 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6950
HR6950 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6950 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.