HR6981 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6981 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6981 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 HR6981:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6981
HR6981 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 HR6981 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6981 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6981 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6981 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 HR6981
The image below is a photograph of HR6981 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 HR6981 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6981 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6981 is distant 111.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6981
HR6981 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6981 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6981 star system properties
HR6981 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6981 double sysyem: