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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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HR6773

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:57 | Tran: 23:29 | Set: 3:05
Alt: -61.40°   Az: 329.53°   Direction: North-North-West

HR6773 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6773 visual magnitude is 6.61. Because of its faintness, HR6773 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR6773 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR6773 star
DSS2 image of HR6773. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6773 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 10m 25s
-25° 28’ 00”
10h 57m 37s
05h 08m 02s

J2000

18h 08m 54s
-25° 28’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates

5.59°
-2.74°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6773 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6773.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.61
Giant

-3.33
B3III
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6773 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6773. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6773 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 HR6773 double sysyem:

6.61
8.61
2
13.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6773 is distant 3,165.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

970.87 pc
3,165.05 ly
-6 km/s
0.003 arcsec/y
0.018 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO186350
SAO186350

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6773 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.5°
Max altitude: 13.1°
Azimuth: 244.5°