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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:50 | Tran: 1:30 | Set: 3:06
Altitude: -20.1°   Azimuth: 123.1°   Direction: East-South-East

HR6889 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6889 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR6889 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 HR6889

Finder chart HR6889 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6889.

HR6889 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6889 are provided in the following table:

18h 25m 21s
-35° 59’ 30”
Image of HR6889 star
DSS2 image of HR6889. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6889 during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6889


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6889 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6889. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6889 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6889 is distant 461.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

141.44 pc
461.10 ly
4 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6889


Visibility of HR6889 from your location

Today's HR6889 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.0°
Max altitude: 2.5°
Azimuth: 234.0°