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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR6928

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:52 | Tran: 1:25 | Set: 7:54
Altitude: -6.2°   Azimuth: 288.1°   Direction: West-North-West

HR6928 is a giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR6928 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its faintness, HR6928 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6928

Finder chart HR6928 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6928.

HR6928 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 HR6928 are provided in the following table:

18h 27m 58s
+06° 11’ 39”
35.81°
8.03°
Serpens
Image of HR6928 star
DSS2 image of HR6928. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6928 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6928

5.73
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.05
B8III
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6928 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6928. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6928 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6928 is distant 739.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

226.76 pc
739.23 ly
-12 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6928

SAO123516
SAO123516

Visibility of HR6928 from your location

Today's HR6928 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.8°
Max altitude: 44.7°
Azimuth: 276.2°