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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:54 | Tran: 1:33 | Set: 6:08
Altitude: -53.2°   Azimuth: 18.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6858 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6858 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its faintness, HR6858 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6858

Finder chart HR6858 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6858.

HR6858 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 HR6858 are provided in the following table:

18h 20m 08s
-15° 49’ 54”
Image of HR6858 star
DSS2 image of HR6858. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6858 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6858


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6858 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6858. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6858 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6858 is distant 470.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

144.30 pc
470.42 ly
31 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6858


Visibility of HR6858 from your location

Today's HR6858 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.8°
Max altitude: 22.7°
Azimuth: 254.2°