HR4691 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Corvus.
HR4691 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4691 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 HR4691:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4691
HR4691 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 HR4691 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4691 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4691 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4691
The image below is a photograph of HR4691 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 HR4691 is -0.109 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4691 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4691 is distant 473.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4691
HR4691 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4691 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4691 star system properties
HR4691 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 HR4691 double sysyem: