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]


HR4485 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4485 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4485 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 HR4485:

HR4485 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4485

HR4485 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 HR4485 are provided in the following table:

11h 37m 48s
-67° 37’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4485 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4485 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4485.

Visibility of HR4485 from your location

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

HR4485 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4485

The image below is a photograph of HR4485 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 HR4485 is -0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4485 star
DSS2 image of HR4485. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4485 during the next 10000 years (-13.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4485 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4485 is distant 347.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

106.61 pc
347.55 ly
34 km/s
-0.083 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4485

HR4485 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4485 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4485. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4485