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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 13:49 | Tran: 19:09 | Set: 0:28
Altitude: -43.8°   Azimuth: 335.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4598 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR4598 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its faintness, HR4598 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4598

Finder chart HR4598 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4598.

HR4598 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 HR4598 are provided in the following table:

12h 02m 51s
-07° 41’ 00”
Image of HR4598 star
DSS2 image of HR4598. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4598 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4598



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4598. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4598 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4598 is distant 710.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

217.86 pc
710.24 ly
-8 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4598


Visibility of HR4598 from your location

Today's HR4598 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.7°
Max altitude: 30.8°
Azimuth: 262.3°