HR4687 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.
HR4687 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4687 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 HR4687:
HR4687 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4687
HR4687 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 HR4687 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4687 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4687 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR4687 is circumpolar and transits at 19:11 UTC (altitude: 66.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4687
The image below is a photograph of HR4687 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 HR4687 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4687 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4687 is distant 288.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4687
HR4687 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4687 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.