HR6971 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.
HR6971 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6971 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 HR6971:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6971
HR6971 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 HR6971 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6971 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6971 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6971
The image below is a photograph of HR6971 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 HR6971 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6971 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6971 is distant 1,481.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6971
HR6971 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6971 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.