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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 9.2°   Azimuth: 207.9°   Direction: South-South-West

HR4489 is a star in the constellation of Crater.

HR4489 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4489 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 HR4489:


HR4489 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.2°
Azimuth: 207.9°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4489

HR4489 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4489 are provided in the following table:

11h 39m 00s
-24° 43’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4489 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4489 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4489.

Visibility of HR4489 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 HR4489 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: 114.7°
Max altitude: 13.8°
Azimuth: 245.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4489

The image below is a photograph of HR4489 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 HR4489 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.241 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4489 star
DSS2 image of HR4489. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4489 during the next 1000 years (0.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.02 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4489 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4489 is distant 211.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 97 kilometers per second.

64.72 pc
211.00 ly
97 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
-0.241 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4489

HR4489 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4489 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4489. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4489