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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -27.7°   Azimuth: 200.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4487 is a star of spectral class A in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4487 visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its faintness, HR4487 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.

HR4487 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR4487 star
DSS2 image of HR4487. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4487 during the next 10000 years (-11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

11h 39m 17s
-61° 57’ 44”
02h 39m 55s

J2000 Coordinates

11h 38m 07s
-61° 49’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4487 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4487.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR4487 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4487 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4487. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4487 is distant 296.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

91.07 pc
296.90 ly
4 km/s
-0.071 arcsec/y
0.017 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR4487 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK