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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR4665

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 36.11°   Az: 11.99°   Direction: North-North-East

HR4665 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR4665 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR4665 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.

Image of HR4665 star
DSS2 image of HR4665. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4665 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 16m 49s
+72° 24’ 52”
14h 14m 57s
02h 31m 47s

J2000

12h 15m 41s
+72° 33’ 02”

Galactic Coordinates

126.66°
44.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR4665 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4665.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.29
Hypergiant

0.59
K0III
4430K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4665 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4665. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR4665 is distant 450.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

138.12
450.28
-48 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
-0.035"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO7533
SAO7533

Visibility from Your Location

HR4665 is circumpolar and transits at 16:09 UTC (altitude: 69.1°)