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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11


HR6914 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6914 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6914 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 HR6914:

HR6914 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6914

HR6914 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6914 are provided in the following table:

18h 28m 06s
-26° 45’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6914 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6914 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6914.

Visibility of HR6914 from your location

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

Today's HR6914 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.8°
Max altitude: 11.8°
Azimuth: 243.2°
HR6914 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6914

The image below is a photograph of HR6914 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 HR6914 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6914 star
DSS2 image of HR6914. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6914 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6914 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6914 is distant 269.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

82.64 pc
269.42 ly
-30 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6914

HR6914 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6914 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6914. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6914