HR4506 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Crater.
HR4506 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4506 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 HR4506:
HR4506 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4506
HR4506 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 HR4506 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4506 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4506 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4506 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4506
The image below is a photograph of HR4506 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 HR4506 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4506 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4506 is distant 234.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4506
HR4506 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4506 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.