HR4538 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Musca.
HR4538 visual magnitude is 4.97. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4538 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4538:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4538
HR4538 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 HR4538 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4538 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4538 from your location
HR4538 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4538
The image below is a photograph of HR4538 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 HR4538 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4538 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4538 is distant 1,455.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4538
HR4538 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4538 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.