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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6943

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:05 | Tran: 23:18 | Set: 7:34
Alt: -14.57°   Az: 356.70°   Direction: North

HR6943 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B6 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6943 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, HR6943 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.

Image of HR6943 star
DSS2 image of HR6943. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6943 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 30m 36s
+23° 53’ 02”
11h 46m 01s
06h 16m 37s

J2000

18h 29m 35s
+23° 51’ 57”

Galactic Coordinates

52.32°
15.19°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6943 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6943.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.9
Sub-giant

-2.38
B6IV
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6943 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6943. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6943 is distant 1,475.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

452.49
1,475.11
-17 km/s
-0.007"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO86115
SAO86115

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6943 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 62.4°
Azimuth: 293.9°