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HR4607

HR4607 is a giant star in the constellation of Crux.

HR4607 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4607 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 HR4607:

5.96
Giant
HR4607 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4607

HR4607 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 HR4607 are provided in the following table:

12h 04m 57s
-60° 58’ 09”
297.32°
1.4°
Crux

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4607 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4607 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4607.

Visibility of HR4607 from your location

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

HR4607 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4607

The image below is a photograph of HR4607 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 HR4607 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4607 star
DSS2 image of HR4607. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4607 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4607 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4607 is distant 661.26 light years from the Sun

202.84 pc
661.26 ly
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4607

HR4607 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.58
M2III
3555K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4607 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4607. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4607

SAO251723
SAO251723