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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Altitude: -10.9°   Azimuth: 186.4°   Direction: South

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR4516


HR4516 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -10.9°
Azimuth: 186.4°
Direction: South

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 hemisphere. 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
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4516 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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