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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:33 | Tran: 23:41 | Set: 4:54
Alt: 24.51°   Az: 150.64°   Direction: South-South-East

HR6843 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A8 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6843 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its faintness, HR6843 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.

HR6843 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6843 star
DSS2 image of HR6843. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6843 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 18m 45s
-09° 44’ 52”
22h 12m 20s
16h 31m 05s


18h 17m 24s
-09° 45’ 30”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6843 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6843.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6843 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6843. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6843 is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

131.93 pc
430.08 ly
-14 km/s
0.009 arcsec/y
-0.056 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6843 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.7°
Max altitude: 28.8°
Azimuth: 260.3°