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HR4683 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR4683 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4683 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 HR4683:

HR4683 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 51°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4683

HR4683 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4683 are provided in the following table:

12h 16m 51s
+86° 26’ 09”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4683 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4683 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4683.

Visibility of HR4683 from your location

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

HR4683 is circumpolar and transits at 19:24 UTC (altitude: 55.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4683

The image below is a photograph of HR4683 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 HR4683 is 0.21 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4683 star
DSS2 image of HR4683. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4683 during the next 1000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4683 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4683 is distant 129.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

39.62 pc
129.16 ly
-6 km/s
0.21 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4683

HR4683 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4683 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4683. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4683