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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR4497

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -78.01°   Az: 249.75°   Direction: West-South-West

HR4497 is a variable giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4497 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its faintness, HR4497 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 HR4497 star
DSS2 image of HR4497. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4497 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 41m 54s
-54° 06’ 17”
10h 42m 20s
22h 24m 14s

J2000

11h 40m 42s
-53° 58’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

292.55°
7.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4497 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4497.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.96
Giant

-1.61
M1III
3568K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4497 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4497. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4497 is distant 1,065.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

326.80
1,065.36
-12 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
-0.019"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO239284
SAO239284

Visibility from Your Location

HR4497 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK