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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


HR6831 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6831 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6831 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 HR6831:

HR6831 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6831

HR6831 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 HR6831 are provided in the following table:

18h 14m 44s
+29° 12’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6831 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6831 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6831.

Visibility of HR6831 from your location

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

Today's HR6831 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.8°
Max altitude: 67.7°
Azimuth: 299.2°
HR6831 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6831

The image below is a photograph of HR6831 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 HR6831 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.249 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6831 star
DSS2 image of HR6831. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6831 during the next 1000 years (0.27 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.15 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6831 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6831 is distant 136.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

41.95 pc
136.74 ly
3 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.249 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6831

HR6831 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6831 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6831. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6831