HR6802 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6802 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6802 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 HR6802:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6802
HR6802 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6802 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6802 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6802 from your location
Today's HR6802 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6802
The image below is a photograph of HR6802 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 HR6802 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6802 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6802 is distant 432.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6802
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6802 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.