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HR4562

HR4562 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4562 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4562 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 HR4562:

6.49
Giant
HR4562 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 62°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4562

HR4562 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4562 are provided in the following table:

11h 55m 14s
+36° 45’ 23”
170.44°
74.71°
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4562 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4562 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4562.

Visibility of HR4562 from your location

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

Today's HR4562 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.2°
Max altitude: 75.3°
Azimuth: 306.8°
HR4562 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4562

The image below is a photograph of HR4562 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 HR4562 is -0.054 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4562 star
DSS2 image of HR4562. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4562 during the next 10000 years (-9.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4562 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4562 is distant 588.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

180.51 pc
588.45 ly
19 km/s
-0.054 arcsec/year
-0.05 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4562

HR4562 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.21
M3III
3677K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4562 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4562. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4562

SAO62754
SAO62754