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HR6941

HR6941 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6941 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6941 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 HR6941:

6.69
Main-sequence
HR6941 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 2°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6941

HR6941 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 HR6941 are provided in the following table:

18h 30m 05s
+04° 03’ 55”
34.13°
6.6°
Ophiuchus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6941 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6941 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6941.

Visibility of HR6941 from your location

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

Today's HR6941 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.9°
Max altitude: 42.6°
Azimuth: 274.1°
HR6941 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6941

The image below is a photograph of HR6941 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 HR6941 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6941 star
DSS2 image of HR6941. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6941 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6941 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6941 is distant 2,786.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

854.70 pc
2,786.32 ly
-22 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6941

HR6941 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.97
B2V
8932K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6941 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6941. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR6941 star system properties

HR6941 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 HR6941 double sysyem:

6.69
10.89
4.2
20.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR6941

SAO123571
SAO123571