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HR4615 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Musca.

HR4615 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4615 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 HR4615:

HR4615 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4615

HR4615 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 HR4615 are provided in the following table:

12h 06m 23s
-65° 42’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4615 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4615 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4615.

Visibility of HR4615 from your location

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

HR4615 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4615

The image below is a photograph of HR4615 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 HR4615 is -0.049 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.

Image of HR4615 star
DSS2 image of HR4615. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4615 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4615 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4615 is distant 565.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

173.61 pc
565.97 ly
-4 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4615

HR4615 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4615 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4615. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4615