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HR4675

HR4675 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR4675 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4675 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 HR4675:

6.15
Hypergiant
HR4675 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4675

HR4675 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4675 are provided in the following table:

12h 17m 47s
-36° 05’ 38”
295.36°
26.28°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4675 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4675 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4675.

Visibility of HR4675 from your location

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

Today's HR4675 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.1°
Max altitude: 2.4°
Azimuth: 233.9°
HR4675 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4675

The image below is a photograph of HR4675 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 HR4675 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4675 star
DSS2 image of HR4675. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4675 during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4675 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4675 is distant 488.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

149.70 pc
488.02 ly
-14 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4675

HR4675 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.27
A0V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4675 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4675. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4675 star system properties

HR4675 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4675 double sysyem:

6.15
6.45
0.3
0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4675

SAO203319
SAO203319