HR4580 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR4580 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4580 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 HR4580:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4580
HR4580 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4580 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4580 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4580 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4580
The image below is a photograph of HR4580 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 HR4580 is -0.061 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4580 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4580 is distant 597.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4580
HR4580 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4580 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4580 star system properties
HR4580 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4580 double sysyem: