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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:45 | Tran: 1:29 | Set: 7:09
Altitude: -1.4°   Azimuth: 93.9°   Direction: East

HR6890 is a giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6890 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR6890 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 HR6890

Finder chart HR6890 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6890.

HR6890 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 HR6890 are provided in the following table:

18h 24m 03s
-03° 34’ 59”
Image of HR6890 star
DSS2 image of HR6890. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6890 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6890


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6890 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6890. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6890 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6890 is distant 215.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

66.23 pc
215.89 ly
-17 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.055 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6890


Visibility of HR6890 from your location

Today's HR6890 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.6°
Max altitude: 34.9°
Azimuth: 266.4°