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HR6971

HR6971 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR6971 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR6971 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 HR6971:

6.59
Main-sequence
HR6971 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 58°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6971

HR6971 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6971 are provided in the following table:

18h 33m 23s
+30° 53’ 32”
59.41°
17.11°
Lyra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR6971 in the sky:

Finder chart HR6971 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6971.

Visibility of HR6971 from your location

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

Today's HR6971 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.1°
Max altitude: 69.4°
Azimuth: 300.9°
HR6971 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR6971

The image below is a photograph of HR6971 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 HR6971 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR6971 star
DSS2 image of HR6971. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6971 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR6971 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6971 is distant 1,481.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

454.55 pc
1,481.82 ly
-4 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR6971

HR6971 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.70
B4V
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6971 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6971. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR6971

SAO67102
SAO67102