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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:49 | Tran: 1:13 | Set: 4:33
Altitude: -30.4°   Azimuth: 96.2°   Direction: East

HR6621 is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6621 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR6621 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6621

Finder chart HR6621 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6621.

HR6621 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6621 are provided in the following table:

17h 48m 27s
-26° 58’ 30”
Image of HR6621 star
DSS2 image of HR6621. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6621 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6621


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6621 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6621. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6621 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6621 is distant 1,135.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

348.43 pc
1,135.89 ly
9 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6621


Visibility of HR6621 from your location

Today's HR6621 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.0°
Max altitude: 11.5°
Azimuth: 243.0°