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HR6852

HR6852 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6852 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6852 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 HR6852:

5.99
Main-sequence
HR6852 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 5°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6852

HR6852 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 HR6852 are provided in the following table:

18h 18m 07s
+18° 07’ 53”
45.76°
15.33°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6852 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6852 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6852.

Visibility of HR6852 from your location

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

Today's HR6852 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.9°
Max altitude: 56.7°
Azimuth: 288.1°
HR6852 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6852

The image below is a photograph of HR6852 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 HR6852 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6852 star
DSS2 image of HR6852. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6852 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6852 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6852 is distant 746.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

228.83 pc
746.00 ly
-27 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6852

HR6852 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.81
B9V
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6852 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6852. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6852

SAO103581
SAO103581