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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
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SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 20.8°   Azimuth: 73.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR6924 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6924 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6924 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 HR6924:


HR6924 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.8°
Azimuth: 73.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6924

HR6924 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 HR6924 are provided in the following table:

18h 26m 40s
+26° 26’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6924 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6924 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6924.

Visibility of HR6924 from your location

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

Today's HR6924 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.6°
Max altitude: 65.0°
Azimuth: 296.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6924

The image below is a photograph of HR6924 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 HR6924 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6924 star
DSS2 image of HR6924. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6924 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6924 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6924 is distant 781.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

239.81 pc
781.77 ly
-18 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6924

HR6924 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6924 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6924. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6924 star system properties

HR6924 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6924 double sysyem:

62.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6924