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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR4610

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 52.94°   Az: 45.08°   Direction: North-East

HR4610 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4610 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its faintness, HR4610 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.

Image of HR4610 star
DSS2 image of HR4610. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4610 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 06m 53s
+62° 47’ 47”
19h 24m 07s
07h 31m 00s

J2000

12h 05m 39s
+62° 55’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

131.64°
53.41°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4610 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4610.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.13
Giant

0.84
K2III
4368K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4610 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4610. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR4610 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4610 double sysyem:

6.13
11.53
5.4
2.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4610 is distant 373.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

114.55
373.42
-26 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/y
-0.075"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO15710
SAO15710

Visibility from Your Location

HR4610 is circumpolar and transits at 16:15 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)