HR6769 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6769 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6769 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 HR6769:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6769
HR6769 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 HR6769 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6769 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6769 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6769
The image below is a photograph of HR6769 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 HR6769 is -0.099 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6769 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6769 is distant 249.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6769
HR6769 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6769 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.