HR6848 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR6848 visual magnitude is 6.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6848 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 HR6848:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6848
HR6848 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6848 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6848 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6848 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6848 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6848
The image below is a photograph of HR6848 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 HR6848 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR6848
HR6848 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
HR6848 star system properties
HR6848 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6848 double sysyem: