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HR4582 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4582 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4582 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 HR4582:

HR4582 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4582

HR4582 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 HR4582 are provided in the following table:

11h 59m 10s
-51° 41’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4582 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4582 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4582.

Visibility of HR4582 from your location

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

HR4582 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4582

The image below is a photograph of HR4582 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 HR4582 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4582 star
DSS2 image of HR4582. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4582 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4582 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4582 is distant 848.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

260.42 pc
848.96 ly
10 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4582

HR4582 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4582 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4582. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4582