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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 20:39 | Tran: 23:42 | Set: 2:50
Altitude: 2.1°   Azimuth: 145.4°   Direction: South-East

HR6802 is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6802 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its faintness, HR6802 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR6802 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR6802 star
DSS2 image of HR6802. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6802 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

18h 13m 31s
-28° 53’ 37”
21h 16m 51s

J2000 Coordinates

18h 11m 58s
-28° 54’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6802 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6802.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR6802 is also a SrEuCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6802 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6802. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

132.63 pc
432.36 ly
-14 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
-0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6802 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.9°
Max altitude: 9.6°
Azimuth: 241.1°