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HR6867

HR6867 is a giant star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6867 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6867 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 HR6867:

5.99
Giant
HR6867 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6867

HR6867 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6867 are provided in the following table:

18h 19m 52s
+29° 39’ 57”
57.09°
19.38°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6867 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6867 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6867.

Visibility of HR6867 from your location

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

Today's HR6867 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.3°
Max altitude: 68.2°
Azimuth: 299.7°
HR6867 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6867

The image below is a photograph of HR6867 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 HR6867 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6867 star
DSS2 image of HR6867. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6867 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6867 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6867 is distant 654.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

200.80 pc
654.62 ly
-36 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6867

HR6867 belongs to spectral class K4

-0.52
K4
4139K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6867 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6867. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6867

SAO85933
SAO85933