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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR4601

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -54.5°   Azimuth: 154.1°   Direction: South-South-East

HR4601 is a giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Musca.

HR4601 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its faintness, HR4601 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 HR4601

Finder chart HR4601 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4601.

HR4601 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 HR4601 are provided in the following table:

12h 03m 44s
-74° 12’ 50”
299.64°
-11.65°
Musca
Image of HR4601 star
DSS2 image of HR4601. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4601 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4601

6.44
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.81
G6III
4251K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4601 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4601. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4601 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4601 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
9 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4601

SAO256898
SAO256898

Visibility of HR4601 from your location

HR4601 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom