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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -41.0°   Azimuth: 244.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR4652 is a double giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4652 visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its faintness, HR4652 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 HR4652

Finder chart HR4652 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4652.

HR4652 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 HR4652 are provided in the following table:

12h 14m 02s
-45° 43’ 26”
Image of HR4652 star
DSS2 image of HR4652. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4652 during the next 10000 years (-7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR4652


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4652 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4652. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4652 star system properties

HR4652 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4652 double sysyem:

2.8 arcsec

Distance of HR4652 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4652 is distant 565.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

173.61 pc
565.97 ly
7 km/s
-0.042 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR4652


Visibility of HR4652 from your location

HR4652 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom