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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: -23.5°   Azimuth: 311.3°   Direction: North-West

HR6925 is a giant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6925 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6925 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 HR6925:


HR6925 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -23.5°
Azimuth: 311.3°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6925

HR6925 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 HR6925 are provided in the following table:

18h 27m 50s
+03° 44’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6925 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6925 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6925.

Visibility of HR6925 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 HR6925 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: 86.3°
Max altitude: 42.3°
Azimuth: 273.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6925

The image below is a photograph of HR6925 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 HR6925 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6925 star
DSS2 image of HR6925. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6925 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6925 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6925 is distant 1,369.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

420.17 pc
1,369.75 ly
-19 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6925

HR6925 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6925 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6925. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6925