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Altitude: 5.9°   Azimuth: 87.4°   Direction: East

HR6719 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6719 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6719 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 HR6719:


HR6719 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 5.9°
Azimuth: 87.4°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6719

HR6719 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 HR6719 are provided in the following table:

18h 00m 52s
+06° 16’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6719 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6719 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6719.

Visibility of HR6719 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR6719 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.7°
Max altitude: 44.8°
Azimuth: 276.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6719

The image below is a photograph of HR6719 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 HR6719 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6719 star
DSS2 image of HR6719. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6719 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6719 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6719 is distant 1,502.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

460.83 pc
1,502.30 ly
-14 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6719

HR6719 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6719 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6719. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6719