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HR4606

Altitude: 51.4°   Azimuth: 352.9°   Direction: North

HR4606 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR4606 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4606 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 HR4606:

6.27
Main-sequence

HR4606 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 51.4°
Azimuth: 352.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4606

HR4606 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4606 are provided in the following table:

12h 04m 28s
+85° 35’ 13”
123.98°
31.45°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4606 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4606 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4606.

Visibility of HR4606 from your location

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

HR4606 is circumpolar and transits at 18:45 UTC (altitude: 55.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4606

The image below is a photograph of HR4606 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 HR4606 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.092 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4606 star
DSS2 image of HR4606. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4606 during the next 1000 years (-0.93 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.53 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4606 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4606 is distant 248.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

76.28 pc
248.67 ly
8 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
0.092 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4606

HR4606 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.86
F6V
6007K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4606 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4606. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4606

SAO1975
SAO1975