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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
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HR4633 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

HR4633 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4633 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 HR4633:

HR4633 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 20°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4633

HR4633 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4633 are provided in the following table:

12h 10m 46s
+27° 16’ 53”
Coma Berenices

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4633 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4633 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4633.

Visibility of HR4633 from your location

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

Today's HR4633 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.7°
Max altitude: 65.8°
Azimuth: 297.3°
HR4633 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4633

The image below is a photograph of HR4633 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 HR4633 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4633 star
DSS2 image of HR4633. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4633 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4633 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4633 is distant 307.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

94.34 pc
307.55 ly
-9 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4633

HR4633 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4633 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4633. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4633