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Altitude: 46.2°   Azimuth: 316.9°   Direction: North-West

HR4569 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4569 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4569 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 HR4569 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4569 star
DSS2 image of HR4569. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4569 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4569


HR4569 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.2°
Azimuth: 316.9°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4569

HR4569 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4569 are provided in the following table:

11h 56m 53s
+61° 32’ 57”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4569 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4569 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4569.

Visibility of HR4569 from your location

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

HR4569 is circumpolar and transits at 01:11 UTC (altitude: 79.9°)

Distance of HR4569 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4569 is distant 611.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

187.62 pc
611.63 ly
17 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4569

HR4569 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4569 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4569. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4569