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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR6854

Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:02 | Tran: 23:10 | Set: 7:22
Alt: 4.44°   Az: 302.66°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6854 is a multiple star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6854 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its faintness, HR6854 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR6854 star
DSS2 image of HR6854. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6854 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 19m 09s
+23° 18’ 27”
07h 35m 48s
01h 54m 57s

J2000

18h 18m 07s
+23° 17’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates

50.71°
17.38°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6854 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6854.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.63

-1.92
K5
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6854 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6854. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6854 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6854 double sysyem:

6.63
8.93
2.3
155.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6854 is distant 1,671.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

512.82
1,671.79
3 km/s
0.007 arcsec/y
-0.018"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO85906
SAO85906

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6854 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.7°
Max altitude: 61.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°