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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: 42.2°   Azimuth: 318.2°   Direction: North-West

HR6827 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR6827 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6827 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6827 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6827 star
DSS2 image of HR6827. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6827 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6827


HR6827 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 42.2°
Azimuth: 318.2°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6827

HR6827 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6827 are provided in the following table:

18h 11m 07s
+60° 24’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6827 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6827 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6827.

Visibility of HR6827 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR6827 is circumpolar and transits at 08:04 UTC (altitude: 81.1°)

Distance of HR6827 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6827 is distant 458.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

140.65 pc
458.51 ly
-18 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6827

HR6827 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6827 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6827. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6827