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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR6874

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:48 | Tran: 23:20 | Set: 0:52
Alt: -53.70°   Az: 276.16°   Direction: West

HR6874 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6874 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its faintness, HR6874 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.

Image of HR6874 star
DSS2 image of HR6874. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6874 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 25m 08s
-36° 13’ 25”
08h 52m 33s
03h 17m 41s

J2000

18h 23m 28s
-36° 14’ 17”

Galactic Coordinates

357.44°
-10.5°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6874 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6874.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.55
Hypergiant

0.60
K0III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6874 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6874. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6874 is distant 319.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

97.94
319.29
-6 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
-0.006"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO210075
SAO210075

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6874 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°