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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR6792

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 11.2°   Azimuth: 2.4°   Direction: North

HR6792 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6792 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR6792 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6792

Finder chart HR6792 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6792.

HR6792 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6792 are provided in the following table:

18h 07m 06s
+49° 42’ 38”
77.37°
27.29°
Hercules
Image of HR6792 star
DSS2 image of HR6792. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6792 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6792

6.32
Main-sequence

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

-0.40
A2V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6792 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6792. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6792 star system properties

HR6792 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6792 double sysyem:

6.32
10.42
4.1
2.4 arcsec

Distance of HR6792 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6792 is distant 721.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

221.24 pc
721.24 ly
-21 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6792

SAO47233
SAO47233

Visibility of HR6792 from your location

HR6792 is circumpolar and transits at 00:35 UTC (altitude: 88.2°)