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HR4699 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Corvus.

HR4699 visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4699 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 HR4699:

HR4699 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4699

HR4699 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 HR4699 are provided in the following table:

12h 20m 55s
-13° 33’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4699 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4699 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4699.

Visibility of HR4699 from your location

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

Today's HR4699 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.6°
Max altitude: 25.0°
Azimuth: 256.4°
HR4699 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4699

The image below is a photograph of HR4699 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 HR4699 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4699 star
DSS2 image of HR4699. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4699 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4699 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4699 is distant 196.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

60.20 pc
196.27 ly
13 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4699

HR4699 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4699 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4699. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR4699 star system properties

HR4699 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 HR4699 double sysyem:

48.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR4699