HR6826 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6826 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6826 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 HR6826:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6826
HR6826 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 HR6826 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6826 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6826 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6826 is circumpolar and transits at 06:22 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6826
The image below is a photograph of HR6826 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 HR6826 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6826 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6826 is distant 644.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6826
HR6826 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6826 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.