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HR6932 is a variable star in the constellation of Scutum.

HR6932 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6932 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 HR6932:

HR6932 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 2°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6932

HR6932 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 HR6932 are provided in the following table:

18h 29m 46s
-14° 34’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6932 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6932 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6932.

Visibility of HR6932 from your location

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

Today's HR6932 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.6°
Max altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 255.4°
HR6932 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6932

The image below is a photograph of HR6932 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 HR6932 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6932 star
DSS2 image of HR6932. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6932 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6932 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6932 is distant 284.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

87.26 pc
284.47 ly
-16 km/s
0.021 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6932

HR6932 belongs to spectral class B9 HR6932 is also a SiCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6932 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6932. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6932