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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:48 | Tran: 0:11 | Set: 7:38
Altitude: 47.5°   Azimuth: 135.0°   Direction: South-East

HR6995 is a sub-giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Hercules.

HR6995 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR6995 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.

HR6995 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR6995 star
DSS2 image of HR6995. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6995 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

18h 38m 15s
+16° 13’ 14”

J2000 Coordinates

18h 37m 09s
+16° 11’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6995 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6995.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6995 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6995. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6995 is distant 292.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

89.77 pc
292.64 ly
-46 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y
0.047 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6995 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.7°
Azimuth: 286.2°