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HR6755

HR6755 is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6755 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6755 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 HR6755:

5.85
Giant
HR6755 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6755

HR6755 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 HR6755 are provided in the following table:

18h 06m 07s
-08° 19’ 26”
20.3°
6.14°
Serpens

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6755 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6755 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6755.

Visibility of HR6755 from your location

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

Today's HR6755 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.3°
Max altitude: 30.2°
Azimuth: 261.7°
HR6755 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6755

The image below is a photograph of HR6755 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 HR6755 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6755 star
DSS2 image of HR6755. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6755 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6755 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6755 is distant 569.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

174.83 pc
569.93 ly
-23 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6755

HR6755 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.36
B8III
8086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6755 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6755. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6755

SAO142083
SAO142083