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HR4587

HR4587 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4587 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4587 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 HR4587:

5.55
Sub-giant
HR4587 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 14°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4587

HR4587 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 HR4587 are provided in the following table:

12h 00m 44s
-10° 26’ 45”
283.11°
50.47°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4587 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4587 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4587.

Visibility of HR4587 from your location

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

Today's HR4587 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.4°
Max altitude: 28.1°
Azimuth: 259.6°
HR4587 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4587

The image below is a photograph of HR4587 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 HR4587 is 0.126 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.476 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4587 star
DSS2 image of HR4587. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4587 during the next 1000 years (2.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.93 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4587 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4587 is distant 42.08 light years from the Sun

12.91 pc
42.08 ly
0.126 arcsec/year
-0.476 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4587

HR4587 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

5.00
G8IV
5373K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4587 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4587. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4587

SAO157041
SAO157041