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HR4537

Altitude: -69.9°   Azimuth: 139.4°   Direction: South-East

HR4537 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4537 visual magnitude is 4.32. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4537 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4537 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4537 star
DSS2 image of HR4537. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4537 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4537

4.32
Main-sequence

HR4537 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -69.9°
Azimuth: 139.4°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4537

HR4537 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 HR4537 are provided in the following table:

11h 49m 41s
-63° 47’ 17”
296.18°
-1.73°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4537 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4537 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4537.

Visibility of HR4537 from your location

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

HR4537 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR4537 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4537 is distant 459.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

140.85 pc
459.15 ly
29 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4537

HR4537 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.42
B3V
12489K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4537 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4537. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4537

SAO251602
SAO251602