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HR4512

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:

6.02
Giant
HR4512 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 56°.

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:

11h 44m 13s
+25° 13’ 05”
216.37°
74.81°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4512 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4512 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4512.

Visibility of HR4512 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR4512 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.8°
Max altitude: 63.7°
Azimuth: 295.2°
HR4512 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR4512 star
DSS2 image of HR4512. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4512 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

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.

284.90 pc
928.77 ly
-3 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4512

HR4512 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.25
K5III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4512. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

6.02
10.72
4.7
36.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4512

SAO81960
SAO81960