HR4512 is a double giant star in the constellation of Leo.
HR4512 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4512 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 HR4512:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4512
HR4512 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4512 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4512 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4512 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4512
The image below is a photograph of HR4512 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 HR4512 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4512 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4512 is distant 928.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4512
HR4512 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4512 star system properties
HR4512 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4512 double sysyem: