HR4661 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Corvus.
HR4661 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4661 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 HR4661:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4661
HR4661 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4661 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4661 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4661 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4661
The image below is a photograph of HR4661 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 HR4661 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4661 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4661 is distant 226.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4661
HR4661 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4661 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4661 star system properties
HR4661 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 HR4661 double sysyem: