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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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HR6679

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:06 | Tran: 23:24 | Set: 3:45
Alt: -43.85°   Az: 60.72°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6679 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6679 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its faintness, HR6679 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR6679 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6679 star
DSS2 image of HR6679. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6679 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 57m 21s
-18° 48’ 15”
14h 46m 35s

J2000

17h 55m 54s
-18° 48’ 07”

Galactic Coordinates

9.92°
3.16°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6679 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6679.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.52
Main-sequence

1.29
A4V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6679 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6679. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6679 is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

111.23 pc
362.63 ly
4 km/s
0.016 arcsec/y
-0.017 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO160909
SAO160909

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6679 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.8°
Max altitude: 19.7°
Azimuth: 251.2°