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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 44.9°   Azimuth: 69.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6847 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR6847 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6847 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR6847 is -0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.11 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6847 star
DSS2 image of HR6847. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6847 during the next 1000 years (-1.13 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6847


HR6847 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 44.9°
Azimuth: 69.1°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6847

HR6847 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 HR6847 are provided in the following table:

18h 15m 32s
+45° 12’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6847 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6847 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6847.

Visibility of HR6847 from your location

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

HR6847 is circumpolar and transits at 07:41 UTC (altitude: 83.7°)

Distance of HR6847 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6847 is distant 73.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 64 kilometers per second.

22.69 pc
73.96 ly
-64 km/s
-0.068 arcsec/year
-0.11 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6847

HR6847 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6847 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6847. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6847

Gl 708.4