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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:30 | Tran: 23:51 | Set: 2:16
Alt: -29.81°   Az: 253.31°   Direction: West-South-West

HR6936 is a multiple star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

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

HR6936 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

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);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 32m 41s
-32° 58’ 12”
06h 31m 25s
01h 04m 06s


18h 31m 04s
-32° 59’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6936 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6936.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
-0.045 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 123.0°
Max altitude: 5.5°
Azimuth: 237.0°