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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR6776

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:15 | Tran: 1:24 | Set: 8:30
Altitude: 31.3°   Azimuth: 250.2°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6776 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6776 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its faintness, HR6776 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6776

Finder chart HR6776 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6776.

HR6776 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 HR6776 are provided in the following table:

18h 07m 48s
+13° 04’ 15”
39.92°
15.5°
Ophiuchus
Image of HR6776 star
DSS2 image of HR6776. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6776 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6776

6.63
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.13
A2V
9328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6776 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6776. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6776 star system properties

HR6776 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6776 double sysyem:

6.63
10.43
3.8
42.3 arcsec

Distance of HR6776 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6776 is distant 650.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

199.60 pc
650.70 ly
-17 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6776

SAO103406
SAO103406

Visibility of HR6776 from your location

Today's HR6776 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.9°
Max altitude: 51.6°
Azimuth: 283.1°