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HR4565

Altitude: -11.5°   Azimuth: 238.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR4565 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydra.

HR4565 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4565 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR4565 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4565 star
DSS2 image of HR4565. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4565 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4565

5.93
Giant

HR4565 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -11.5°
Azimuth: 238.3°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4565

HR4565 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 HR4565 are provided in the following table:

11h 55m 40s
-28° 28’ 36”
288.34°
32.81°
Hydra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4565 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4565 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4565.

Visibility of HR4565 from your location

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

Today's HR4565 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.5°
Max altitude: 10.0°
Azimuth: 241.5°

Distance of HR4565 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4565 is distant 476.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

146.20 pc
476.61 ly
11 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4565

HR4565 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.11
K5III
3794K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4565 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4565. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4565

SAO180307
SAO180307