HR6917 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
HR6917 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6917 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 HR6917:
HR6917 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6917
HR6917 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 HR6917 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6917 in the sky:
Visibility of HR6917 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR6917 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6917
The image below is a photograph of HR6917 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 HR6917 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR6917 from the Sun and relative movement
HR6917 is distant 427.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR6917
HR6917 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6917 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.