Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR4466 is a star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4466 visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4466 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 HR4466:

HR4466 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4466

HR4466 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4466 are provided in the following table:

11h 35m 55s
-47° 38’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4466 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4466 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4466.

Visibility of HR4466 from your location

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

HR4466 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4466

The image below is a photograph of HR4466 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 HR4466 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4466 star
DSS2 image of HR4466. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4466 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4466 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4466 is distant 189.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

58.00 pc
189.10 ly
5 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4466

HR4466 belongs to spectral class A7


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4466. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4466