HR4509 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.
HR4509 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4509 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 HR4509:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4509
HR4509 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4509 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4509 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4509 from your location
HR4509 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4509
The image below is a photograph of HR4509 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 HR4509 is 0.132 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4509 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4509 is distant 181.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4509
HR4509 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 HR4509 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.