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HR4611

HR4611 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4611 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4611 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 HR4611:

6.33
Supergiant
HR4611 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4611

HR4611 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 HR4611 are provided in the following table:

12h 05m 53s
-65° 32’ 49”
298.24°
-3.09°
Musca

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4611 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4611 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4611.

Visibility of HR4611 from your location

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

HR4611 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4611

The image below is a photograph of HR4611 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 HR4611 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4611 star
DSS2 image of HR4611. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4611 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4611 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4611 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-13 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4611

HR4611 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-23.67
B6I
8011K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4611 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4611. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4611

SAO251734
SAO251734