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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: 66.1°   Azimuth: 230.2°   Direction: South-West

HR4482 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4482 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4482 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 HR4482:


HR4482 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.1°
Azimuth: 230.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4482

HR4482 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 HR4482 are provided in the following table:

11h 38m 32s
+33° 37’ 32”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4482 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4482 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4482.

Visibility of HR4482 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 HR4482 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: 56.4°
Max altitude: 72.1°
Azimuth: 303.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4482

The image below is a photograph of HR4482 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 HR4482 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4482 star
DSS2 image of HR4482. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4482 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4482 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4482 is distant 634.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

194.55 pc
634.24 ly
-6 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4482

HR4482 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4482 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4482. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4482