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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 12.3°   Azimuth: 86.0°   Direction: East

HR6758 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6758 visual magnitude is 7.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6758 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 HR6758:


HR6758 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.3°
Azimuth: 86.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6758

HR6758 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 HR6758 are provided in the following table:

18h 05m 43s
+12° 00’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6758 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6758 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6758.

Visibility of HR6758 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 HR6758 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: 78.0°
Max altitude: 50.5°
Azimuth: 282.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6758

The image below is a photograph of HR6758 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 HR6758 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6758 star
DSS2 image of HR6758. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6758 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR6758

HR6758 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


HR6758 star system properties

HR6758 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6758 double sysyem:

6.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6758