HR6989 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Scutum.
HR6989 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6989 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 HR6989:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6989
HR6989 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 HR6989 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6989 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6989 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6989
The image below is a photograph of HR6989 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 HR6989 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6989 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6989 is distant 693.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6989
HR6989 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6989 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6989 star system properties
HR6989 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 HR6989 double sysyem: