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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: -1.9°   Azimuth: 322.2°   Direction: North-West

HR4465 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Leo.

HR4465 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4465 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 HR4465:


HR4465 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.9°
Azimuth: 322.2°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4465

HR4465 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 HR4465 are provided in the following table:

11h 36m 17s
+27° 46’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4465 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4465 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4465.

Visibility of HR4465 from your location

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

Today's HR4465 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.2°
Max altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 297.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4465

The image below is a photograph of HR4465 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 HR4465 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4465 star
DSS2 image of HR4465. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4465 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4465 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4465 is distant 234.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

71.84 pc
234.20 ly
8 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4465

HR4465 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4465 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4465. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4465 star system properties

HR4465 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 HR4465 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4465