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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR6936 is a multiple star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6936 visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6936 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 HR6936:

HR6936 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 4°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6936

HR6936 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6936 are provided in the following table:

18h 31m 04s
-32° 59’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6936 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6936 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6936.

Visibility of HR6936 from your location

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

Today's HR6936 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.0°
Max altitude: 5.5°
Azimuth: 237.0°
HR6936 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6936

The image below is a photograph of HR6936 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 HR6936 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6936 star
DSS2 image of HR6936. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6936 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6936 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6936 is distant 349.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

107.30 pc
349.79 ly
9 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6936

HR6936 belongs to spectral class A3


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6936 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6936. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6936 star system properties

HR6936 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6936 double sysyem:

3.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6936