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HR4624

HR4624 is a variable star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4624 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4624 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 HR4624:

5.75
HR4624 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4624

HR4624 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 HR4624 are provided in the following table:

12h 08m 53s
-44° 19’ 33”
294.96°
17.89°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4624 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4624 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4624.

Visibility of HR4624 from your location

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

HR4624 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4624

The image below is a photograph of HR4624 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 HR4624 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4624 star
DSS2 image of HR4624. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4624 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4624 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4624 is distant 326.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

100.10 pc
326.33 ly
-9 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4624

HR4624 belongs to spectral class A2

0.75
A2
7866K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4624 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4624. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4624

SAO223241
SAO223241