HR6854 is a multiple star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6854 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6854 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 HR6854:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6854
HR6854 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 HR6854 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6854 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6854 from your location
Today's HR6854 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6854
The image below is a photograph of HR6854 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 HR6854 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6854 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR6854
HR6854 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6854 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR6854 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: