HR6886 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR6886 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6886 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 HR6886:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6886
HR6886 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 HR6886 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6886 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6886 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR6886 is circumpolar and transits at 01:40 UTC (altitude: 88.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6886
The image below is a photograph of HR6886 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 HR6886 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6886 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6886 is distant 668.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6886
HR6886 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6886 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.