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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR6851

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:53 | Tran: 23:02 | Set: 6:16
Alt: -14.79°   Az: 316.68°   Direction: North-West

HR6851 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6851 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR6851 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.

Image of HR6851 star
DSS2 image of HR6851. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6851 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 19m 10s
+13° 47’ 16”
09h 07m 41s
03h 26m 52s

J2000

18h 18m 02s
+13° 46’ 36”

Galactic Coordinates

41.67°
13.54°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6851 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6851.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.3
Main-sequence

-1.37
B5V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6851 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6851. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6851 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

341.30
1,112.63
-21 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y
-0.01"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO103578
SAO103578

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6851 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.2°
Max altitude: 52.3°
Azimuth: 283.8°