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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -50.7°   Azimuth: 259.9°   Direction: West

HR4600 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4600 visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its faintness, HR4600 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 HR4600

Finder chart HR4600 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4600.

HR4600 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4600 are provided in the following table:

12h 03m 39s
-42° 26’ 03”
Image of HR4600 star
DSS2 image of HR4600. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4600 during the next 1000 years (5.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.90 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4600


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4600 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4600. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4600 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4600 is distant 78.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

24.20 pc
78.90 ly
36 km/s
0.331 arcsec/year
-0.114 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4600


Visibility of HR4600 from your location

HR4600 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom