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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR4478

Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:49 | Tran: 16:31 | Set: 23:14
Alt: -18.31°   Az: 47.72°   Direction: North-East

HR4478 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4478 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR4478 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.

Image of HR4478 star
DSS2 image of HR4478. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4478 during the next 10000 years (-9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 39m 25s
+08° 44’ 52”
15h 01m 08s
02h 40m 34s

J2000

11h 38m 09s
+08° 53’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates

256°
64.85°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4478 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4478.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.17
Giant

0.88
K1III
4559K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4478 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4478. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4478 is distant 373.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

114.42
373.00
11 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/y
0.019"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO118961
SAO118961

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR4478 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.3°
Max altitude: 47.3°
Azimuth: 278.7°