HR4698 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
HR4698 visual magnitude is 7.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4698 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 HR4698:
HR4698 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4698
HR4698 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4698 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4698 in the sky:
Visibility of HR4698 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR4698 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4698
The image below is a photograph of HR4698 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 HR4698 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.114 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR4698 from the Sun and relative movement
HR4698 is distant 301.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR4698
HR4698 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4698 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR4698 star system properties
HR4698 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR4698 double sysyem: