HR6986 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.
HR6986 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6986 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 HR6986:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6986
HR6986 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6986 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6986 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6986 from your location
HR6986 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6986
The image below is a photograph of HR6986 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 HR6986 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6986 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6986 is distant 328.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6986
HR6986 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6986 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.