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HR6922 is a giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR6922 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6922 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 HR6922:

HR6922 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6922

HR6922 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 HR6922 are provided in the following table:

18h 29m 55s
-47° 13’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6922 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6922 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6922.

Visibility of HR6922 from your location

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

HR6922 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6922

The image below is a photograph of HR6922 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 HR6922 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6922 star
DSS2 image of HR6922. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6922 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6922 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6922 is distant 593.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

182.15 pc
593.81 ly
-18 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6922

HR6922 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6922 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6922. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6922