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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR6983

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 24.08°   Az: 326.25°   Direction: North-West

HR6983 is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR6983 visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its faintness, HR6983 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 HR6983 star
DSS2 image of HR6983. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6983 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 34m 30s
+52° 22’ 26”
08h 15m 16s
02h 49m 46s

J2000

18h 33m 56s
+52° 21’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates

81.23°
23.73°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6983 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6983.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.36
Hypergiant

-1.58
K0III
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6983 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6983. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR6983 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR6983 double sysyem:

5.36
5.46
0.1
0.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6983 is distant 795.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

243.90
795.12
-24 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/y
0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO31051
SAO31051

Visibility from Your Location

HR6983 is circumpolar and transits at 22:25 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)