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HR4614 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4614 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4614 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 HR4614:

HR4614 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4614

HR4614 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 HR4614 are provided in the following table:

12h 06m 19s
-68° 39’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4614 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4614 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4614.

Visibility of HR4614 from your location

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

HR4614 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4614

The image below is a photograph of HR4614 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 HR4614 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4614 star
DSS2 image of HR4614. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4614 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4614 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4614 is distant 1,884.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

578.03 pc
1,884.39 ly
6 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4614

HR4614 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4614 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4614. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4614