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HR4516 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4516 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4516 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 HR4516:

HR4516 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4516

HR4516 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4516 are provided in the following table:

11h 45m 12s
-49° 04’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4516 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4516 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4516.

Visibility of HR4516 from your location

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

HR4516 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4516

The image below is a photograph of HR4516 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 HR4516 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4516 star
DSS2 image of HR4516. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4516 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4516 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4516 is distant 520.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

159.74 pc
520.77 ly
4 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4516

HR4516 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4516 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4516. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4516