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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -75.1°   Azimuth: 88.2°   Direction: East

HR4620 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4620 visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its faintness, HR4620 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4620

Finder chart HR4620 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4620.

HR4620 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4620 are provided in the following table:

12h 08m 14s
-48° 41’ 34”
Image of HR4620 star
DSS2 image of HR4620. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4620 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4620


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4620 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4620. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR4620 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4620 is distant 589.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

180.83 pc
589.51 ly
3 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4620


Visibility of HR4620 from your location

HR4620 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK