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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:40  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -15.3°   Azimuth: 258.9°   Direction: West

HR6933 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6933 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6933 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 HR6933:


HR6933 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.3°
Azimuth: 258.9°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6933

HR6933 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 HR6933 are provided in the following table:

18h 30m 11s
-18° 43’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6933 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6933 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6933.

Visibility of HR6933 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 HR6933 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: 108.7°
Max altitude: 19.8°
Azimuth: 251.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6933

The image below is a photograph of HR6933 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 HR6933 is 0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.095 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6933 star
DSS2 image of HR6933. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6933 during the next 1000 years (0.63 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.58 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6933 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6933 is distant 292.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

89.85 pc
292.90 ly
-1 km/s
0.038 arcsec/year
-0.095 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6933

HR6933 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6933 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6933. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6933