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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 44.6°   Azimuth: 80.1°   Direction: East

HR6826 is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6826 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its faintness, HR6826 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 HR6826

Finder chart HR6826 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

18h 13m 04s
+38° 46’ 24”
Image of HR6826 star
DSS2 image of HR6826. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6826 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6826


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6826. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

197.63 pc
644.27 ly
-9 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6826


Visibility of HR6826 from your location

HR6826 is circumpolar and transits at 00:18 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)