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HR6892 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Scutum.

HR6892 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6892 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 HR6892:

HR6892 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6892

HR6892 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 HR6892 are provided in the following table:

18h 24m 42s
-07° 04’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6892 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6892 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6892.

Visibility of HR6892 from your location

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

Today's HR6892 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°
HR6892 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6892

The image below is a photograph of HR6892 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 HR6892 is 0.134 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6892 star
DSS2 image of HR6892. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6892 during the next 1000 years (2.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6892 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6892 is distant 280.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

86.06 pc
280.55 ly
-25 km/s
0.134 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6892

HR6892 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6892 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6892. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6892