HR4612 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR4612 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4612 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 HR4612:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4612
HR4612 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 HR4612 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4612 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4612 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4612
The image below is a photograph of HR4612 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 HR4612 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4612 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4612 is distant 727.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4612
HR4612 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4612 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4612 star system properties
HR4612 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4612 double sysyem: