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HR4546 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4546 visual magnitude is 4.46. Because of its moderate brightness, HR4546 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 HR4546:

HR4546 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4546

HR4546 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 HR4546 are provided in the following table:

11h 51m 08s
-45° 10’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4546 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4546 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4546.

Visibility of HR4546 from your location

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

HR4546 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4546

The image below is a photograph of HR4546 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 HR4546 is -0.07 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4546 star
DSS2 image of HR4546. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4546 during the next 10000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4546 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4546 is distant 463.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

142.25 pc
463.73 ly
2 km/s
-0.07 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4546

HR4546 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4546 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4546. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4546