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HR4649 is a giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR4649 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4649 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 HR4649:

HR4649 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4649

HR4649 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4649 are provided in the following table:

12h 13m 55s
-78° 34’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4649 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4649 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4649.

Visibility of HR4649 from your location

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

HR4649 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4649

The image below is a photograph of HR4649 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 HR4649 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4649 star
DSS2 image of HR4649. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4649 during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4649 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4649 is distant 353.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

108.34 pc
353.20 ly
35 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4649

HR4649 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4649 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4649. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4649