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HR4586

Altitude: 51.0°   Azimuth: 345.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4586 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR4586 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4586 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 HR4586:

6.17
Giant

HR4586 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 51.0°
Azimuth: 345.4°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4586

HR4586 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 HR4586 are provided in the following table:

12h 00m 18s
+80° 51’ 11”
125.42°
36.03°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4586 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4586 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4586.

Visibility of HR4586 from your location

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

HR4586 is circumpolar and transits at 18:40 UTC (altitude: 60.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4586

The image below is a photograph of HR4586 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 HR4586 is -0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4586 star
DSS2 image of HR4586. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4586 during the next 10000 years (-11.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4586 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4586 is distant 819.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

251.26 pc
819.10 ly
32 km/s
-0.068 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4586

HR4586 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.83
M2III
3635K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4586 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4586. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4586

SAO1967
SAO1967