HR6798 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6798 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6798 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 HR6798:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6798
HR6798 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 HR6798 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6798 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6798 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6798
The image below is a photograph of HR6798 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 HR6798 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6798 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6798 is distant 364.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6798
HR6798 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6798 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6798 star system properties
HR6798 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6798 double sysyem: