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HR6756

Altitude: 29.3°   Azimuth: 149.0°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6756 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6756 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6756 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6756 is 0.141 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6756 star
DSS2 image of HR6756. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6756 during the next 1000 years (2.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.53 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6756

5.77
Sub-giant

HR6756 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 149.0°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6756

HR6756 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 HR6756 are provided in the following table:

18h 06m 15s
-04° 45’ 05”
23.48°
7.82°
Serpens

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6756 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6756 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6756.

Visibility of HR6756 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 HR6756 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: 94.8°
Max altitude: 33.8°
Azimuth: 265.2°

Distance of HR6756 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6756 is distant 113.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

34.95 pc
113.95 ly
-19 km/s
0.141 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6756

HR6756 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

3.05
K1IV
4841K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6756 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6756. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6756

SAO142085
SAO142085