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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6790

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 13.19°   Az: 10.25°   Direction: North

HR6790 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6790 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR6790 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR6790 star
DSS2 image of HR6790. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6790 during the next 1000 years (0.03 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.60 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 07m 28s
+50° 49’ 37”
13h 03m 42s
07h 11m 10s

J2000

18h 06m 53s
+50° 49’ 22”

Galactic Coordinates

78.59°
27.52°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6790 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6790.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.29
Hypergiant

0.92
K0III
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6790 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6790. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6790 is distant 385.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.

118.34
385.80
-57 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
0.096"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO30751
SAO30751

Visibility from Your Location

HR6790 is circumpolar and transits at 21:51 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)