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

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

HR4600 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4600

HR4600 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 HR4600 are provided in the following table:

12h 03m 39s
-42° 26’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4600 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4600 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4600.

Visibility of HR4600 from your location

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

HR4600 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4600

The image below is a photograph of HR4600 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 HR4600 is 0.331 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.114 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR4600

HR4600 belongs to spectral class F6 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

Alternative designations of HR4600