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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR6950

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:27 | Tran: 23:19 | Set: 7:14
Alt: -11.87°   Az: 32.06°   Direction: North-North-East

HR6950 is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6950 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its faintness, HR6950 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 HR6950 star
DSS2 image of HR6950. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6950 during the next 1000 years (0.18 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.30 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 31m 44s
+20° 50’ 01”
14h 15m 02s
08h 46m 47s

J2000

18h 30m 41s
+20° 48’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates

49.55°
13.72°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6950 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6950.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.5
Sub-giant

3.73
G8IV
5311K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6950 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6950. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6950 is distant 116.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 59 kilometers per second.

35.82
116.76
-59 km/s
0.011 arcsec/y
-0.258"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO86142
SAO86142

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6950 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.2°
Max altitude: 59.4°
Azimuth: 290.8°