HR4048 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Leo.
HR4048 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4048 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 HR4048:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4048
HR4048 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 HR4048 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4048 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4048 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4048 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4048
The image below is a photograph of HR4048 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 HR4048 is -0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4048 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4048 is distant 1,172.66 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR4048
HR4048 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4048 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.