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HR4526

HR4526 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4526 visual magnitude is 5.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4526 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 HR4526:

5.41
Giant
HR4526 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4526

HR4526 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 HR4526 are provided in the following table:

11h 47m 19s
-57° 41’ 47”
294.42°
4.11°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4526 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4526 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4526.

Visibility of HR4526 from your location

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

HR4526 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4526

The image below is a photograph of HR4526 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 HR4526 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4526 star
DSS2 image of HR4526. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4526 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4526 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4526 is distant 821.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.

251.89 pc
821.16 ly
-52 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4526

HR4526 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.60
K5III
3555K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4526 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4526. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4526

SAO239373
SAO239373