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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:41 | Tran: 1:42 | Set: 8:38
Altitude: 9.9°   Azimuth: 84.1°   Direction: East

HR6992 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6992 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its faintness, HR6992 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR6992

Finder chart HR6992 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6992.

HR6992 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR6992 are provided in the following table:

18h 37m 12s
+11° 25’ 18”
Image of HR6992 star
DSS2 image of HR6992. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6992 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR6992


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6992 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6992. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR6992 from the Sun and relative movement

HR6992 is distant 576.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

176.99 pc
576.99 ly
-27 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR6992


Visibility of HR6992 from your location

Today's HR6992 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.6°
Max altitude: 49.9°
Azimuth: 281.4°