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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:58 | Tran: 23:19 | Set: 1:43
Alt: -47.99°   Az: 275.06°   Direction: West

HR6960 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR6960 visual magnitude is 5.28. Because of its faintness, HR6960 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 HR6960 star
DSS2 image of HR6960. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6960 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 35m 34s
-32° 59’ 45”
08h 29m 25s
03h 04m 59s


18h 33m 57s
-33° 01’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6960 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6960.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6960 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6960. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6960 is distant 2,232.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

4 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6960 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°